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Prunus virginiana var. virginiana L.
USDA Symbol: prviv
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Fruit for jelly. Cultivation is required to control suckering. (TREEmendous)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: AB
, SK Native Habitat:
Prairie/Meadow/Field USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Fragrant Foliage: yes
Larval Host: Cherry Gall Azure (Celastrina sp.)
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
Prunus virginiana var. virginiana
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff