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Bitter Cherry

Prunus emarginata

Plant Description

A deciduous, thicket-forming shrub or small tree with fragrant white 5-petalled flowers in April and May. Small red to black fruit are a favorite of birds. The bark is chocolate brown with reddish raised lines. Leaves are toothed and oval. Tolerant of a variety of conditions.

Plant Details

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