Page author: David Giblin
Prunus dulcis

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations east of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; Washington, Idaho, and California.

Habitat: Disturbed areas, mostly along riparian zones and rocky slopes.

Flowers: March-May

Origin: Introduced from western Asia and northern Africa

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb
Publication: Feddes Repert. 74(1-2): 24. 1967.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Prunus amygdalus Batsch
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Prunus dulcis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus dulcis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Prunus dulcis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus dulcis photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus dulcis information.

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