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Prunus pumila (Sand cherry)
Smith, R.W.

Prunus pumila

Prunus pumila L.

Sand cherry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: prpu3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AR , CO , CT , DE , IA , IL , IN , KS , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: MB , NB , NL , ON , PE , QC

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Sand

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special 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 Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

American Native Nursery - Quakertown, PA

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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