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Prunus fasciculata var. punctata

Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray var. punctata Jeps.

Desert Almond, Sand Almond

Rosaceae (Rose family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Inflorescence: Terminal
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Drupes gray to reddish brown.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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