Page author: David Giblin
Prunus lusitanica
Portugal laurel

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Thickets, forested slopes, grasslands, and shorelines.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Prunus lusitanica L.
Publication: Species Plantarum 1: 473. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus lusitanica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Prunus lusitanica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus lusitanica photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus lusitanica information.

2 photographs:
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