Calflora
Taxon  Report   10275    
Prunus virginiana  L.
Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Prunus virginiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRVI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2019).