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Prunus fasciculata

Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray

Desert almond

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: prfa

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Prunus fasciculata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Prunus fasciculata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prunus fasciculata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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