Prunus susquehanae

Small to medium shrub found on rocky summits & bluffs in our region, and "rarely occurs in open fields with thin seasonally saturated and seasonally dry soils" [NYFA]. (Occurs in sandy soils and beaches where they exist!) syn: Prunus pumila var. susquehanae

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Common Name(s): 
Appalachian cherry
sand cherry
Type: 
Native
Shrubs, Trees
Moisture: 
Dry
Light: 
Sun
Soil: 
Sandy
Attracts butterflies
Showy fruit

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