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Black Cherry
Prunus serotina
Distinguishing Features: Large showy clusters of white flowers, bright red berries
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Oval crown, 60 to 90 feet tall
  • Leaf: Narrow oblong-ovate to lanceolate, glossy green leaves (to 5 inches long) have acuminate tips and serrate margins, yellow to ornage fall color
  • Flower: 0.33 inch across, white flowers, borne in pendulous racemes, 4 to 6 inches long
  • Bark: Gray-brown bark color, scaly trunk
  • Fruit or Seed: Drooping clusters of small red cherries (to 3/8 inch diameter) that ripen in late summer to dark purple-black
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