Prunus cerasus sour cherry Rosaceae  PRCE*; Q; R;


Prunus (Accessed 9/2014).

Prunus (Accessed 9/2014).

Prunus cerasus is a tree, almost identical to P. avium, differing in that the leaf underside is essentially hairless. Glands of leaf teeth near base of tooth. 

Wetland status: NL. 

Frequency in New York City: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Possibly a hybrid of P. avium and P. fruticosa

Notes: Listed as invasive in some parts on NYS.