Page author: David Giblin
Prunus tomentosa
Nanking cherry

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington; also in Utah, and from northern Great Plains east to northeastern North America.

Habitat: Thickets and hedgerows.

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Introduced from Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Prunus tomentosa Thunb.
Publication: Syst. Veg. (ed. 14) 464. 1784.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus tomentosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Prunus tomentosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus tomentosa photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus tomentosa information.

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