Field NameField Value
abundanceCommon
common_nameBlack-cherry
flower_colorwhite
flowering_monthsJune
genusPrunus
habitatRoadsides and thickets
leaf_arrangementalternate
leaf_formSimple
ripe_fruit_colorRed
scientific_namePrunus serotina
speciesserotina
textThe most common cherry on Plum Island. The leaf edges are smoother than choke-cherries. Classified as a tree, but frequently shrub-like in habit.
thorns_presentno
bark

bark
bud

bud
flowers

flowers
fruit

fruit
habit

habit
leaf

leaf