Bessey cherry
Prunus besseyi BaileyRosaceae

common name synonyms: dwarf cherry, Rocky Mountain cherry, sand cherry, western sandcherry

scientific name synonyms: P. pumila L. var. besseyi (L. H. Bailey) Gleason, ssp. besseyi (Bailey) Nizhnikev, Cerasus pumila (L.) Michx. ssp. besseyi (Bailey) W.A. Weber

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Rosales

growth form: shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth