Carolina laurelcherry
Prunus caroliniana (Miller) AitonRosaceae

common name synonyms: cherry-laurel, laurel cherry, mock orange, wild orange

scientific name synonyms: Laurocerasus caroliniana (Aiton) M. Roem.

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Rosales

growth form: tree, 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

notes: naturalized elsewhere; poisonous

invasiveness notes: benign




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