Prunus padus L.
  • Species plantarum, edition 1

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General Information

"Tall shrub or small tree to 15 m; bark foetid; lvs oblong- obovate, 5–10 cm, short-acuminate, finely and sharply toothed, racemes loose and often drooping, 8–15 cm; pedicels 10–15 mm; hypanthium pubescent within; sep ovate-oblong, 2 mm, deeply erose; pet white, elliptic, 6–10 mm; fr inedible, nearly black, 6–8 mm; stone sculptured; 2n=32. Native of Europe, now rarely cult. and occasionally established in woods, thickets, and roadsides."

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    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Species plantarum, edition 1

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