Taxon  Report   8723    
Prunus laurocerasus  L.
Cherry laurel
Prunus laurocerasus
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Prunus laurocerasus, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Prunus laurocerasus
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cerasus laurocerasus
PLANTS: Laurocerasus officinalis
More information about  Prunus laurocerasus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).