Page author: David Giblin
Prunus padus
European bird cherry

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern Alaska, southwestern British Columbia to northwestern Washington, Montana, and eastern North America.

Habitat: Ornamental, occasionally escapes

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia and northern Africa

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Prunus padus L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 473. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus padus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Prunus padus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus padus photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus padus information.

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