Taxon  Report   9204 
Prunus avium  (L.) L.
Sweet cherry
Prunus avium
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Prunus avium
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Prunus avium
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Prunus avium, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Prunus avium
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cerasus avium
More information about  Prunus avium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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website references from Google

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRAV)

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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 01, 2016).

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