sweet cherry USDA PLANTS Symbol: PRAV
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees
Prunus avium (L.) L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Rosales: Rosaceae
Native Range: Temp. Asia & Europe (GRIN);

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Plant(s); 1. Flowering branchlet with vegetative shoot on the top and spurs with stalkless clusters of long-pedicelled flowers. - 2. Branchlet with developed leaves on a leader and with ripe fruits from spurs. Petioles with reddish glands near the base of the leafblades. - 3. Seed (stone). - 4. Seedling with cotyledons (c) and the first ordinary leaves. - 5. Winter-branchlet with long leader and lateral spurs (k); buds are conical-ovoid, reddish-brown, glabrous. After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
Zelimir Borzan, University of Zagreb, Bugwood.org
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Tree(s); Prunus aviurm; sweet cherry
Richard Webb, Self-employed horticulurist, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Foliage of a sweet cherry tree (Prunus avium) in the field.
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); twig; bud
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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Foliage; twig
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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Foliage; sprout; leaf; fruit;
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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Foliage; sprout; leaf; fruit;
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); flower
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Manassas National Battlefield Park (Virginia)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, 1994
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Native Plant Society of Oregon, 2008
Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council, 1998
Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, Pennsylvania.
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.