Prunus avium (sweet cherry)

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Key Characteristics

  • Leaves dark green; petiole with large reddish glands near the blade base
  • Bark purple-red with prominent, pale, horizontal lenticels
  • Rare occurrence in disturbed forests of southern lower Michigan

Sourced from page 183 of "Michigan Trees"


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Many come from Steve Baskauf at Vanderbilt University

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