Taxon  Report   8723    
Prunus laurocerasus  L.
Cherry laurel
Prunus laurocerasus, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cerasus laurocerasus
PLANTS: Laurocerasus officinalis
More information about  Prunus laurocerasus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).