Taxon: Prunus serotina Ehrh.

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Cerasus
    Section: Laurocerasus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30099
Place of publication: Gartenkalender 3:285. 1784, nom. cons. (Beitr. Naturk. 3:20. 1788)
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name Verified on: 16-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 40 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Gene sources: potential for cold hardiness in sweet cherry (for several traits fide Prunus CGC 15. 2010)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in sweet cherry (for several traits fide Prunus CGC 15. 2010)
  • Materials: wood (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - New Brunswick
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Missouri, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Sonora
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Guatemala

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • : Europe; South America
  • Southern America

    • : Europe; South America

  • Cultivated:

  • Europe

    • : Europe; South America
  • Southern America

    • : Europe; South America

References:

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  • Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 62 (Taxon) 60:231.
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  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
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Images:

  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image