Photos of Prunus-virginiana-~-choke-cherry

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Prunus virginiana ~ choke cherry



  • FACU

  • Michigan C Value: 2

  • leaf widest at middle or slightly above middle (black cherry widest below middle)

  • cinnamon hairs on underside of leaf are near the axils of the veins, not crowded around the main vein

  • hairs near axils on underside of leaf

  • small tree or shrub

  • branches with toxin (gives the smell)

  • native

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