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

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Prunus avium
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cerasus avium
More information about  Prunus avium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 18, 2019).