Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
USDA Symbol: PRFA
The Desert Almond is a member of the rose family (family Rosaceae) which includes about 2000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs worldwide; approximately 77 native and 9 naturalized tree species and many species of shrubs and herbs in North America; including service-berries (Amelanchier), hawthorns (Crataegus), apples (Malus), plums and cherries (Prunus), and mountain-ashes (Sorbus).
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Prunus fasciculata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Prunus fasciculata in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff