Page author: David Giblin
Prunus yedoensis
Yoshino cherry

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; also occurring in central California.

Habitat: Thickets and shorelines, often where disturbed.

Flowers: March-April

Origin: Introduced from Japan

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Prunus yedoensis Matsum.
Publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 15: 100. 1901.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus yedoensis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Prunus yedoensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus yedoensis photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus yedoensis information.

2 photographs:
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