Taxon  Report   6898 
Prunus virginiana  L.  var. demissa  (Nutt.) Torrey
Chokecherry, Western Choke Cherry, western chokecherry
Prunus virginiana var. demissa, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Parent Record Prunus virginiana.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Prunus demissa
PLANTS: Prunus virginiana ssp. demissa
ICPN: Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
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USDA PLANTS Profile (PRVID)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 15, 2014).

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