Prunus persica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusPrunus
SpeciesPrunus persica (L.) Batsch
Common NameMelocotón, peach, Pfirsich, Pêche
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Lanceolate;Narrowly Elliptic;Narrowly Oblong;Oblanceolate;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Crenulate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Amygdalus persica Amygdalus persica L.
Persica vulgaris Persica vulgaris P. Mill.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Adair (KY), Barren (KY), Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Carter (KY), Clinton (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Fulton (KY), Harrison (KY), Henry (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Letcher (KY), Lewis (KY), Lyon (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Mason (KY), Mercer (KY), Nicholas (KY), Ohio (KY), Pendleton (KY), Perry (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Scott (KY), Simpson (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Wayne (KY), Wolfe (KY), Woodford (KY), Bedford (TN), Benton (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dyer (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), McMinn (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Trousdale (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1961 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100633260 Mason Kentucky 14 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24806
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633120 Fleming Kentucky 19 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25213
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633096 Clinton Kentucky 02 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-17
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633302 Ohio Kentucky 09 Jul 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
5760
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633278 McLean Kentucky 09 Jun 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
7321
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633351 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K11.5
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633179 Henry Kentucky 08 Sep 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
6306
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100850245 Wolfe Kentucky 16 Jul 1989 R.C. Clark
22267
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633369 Robertson Kentucky Ross C. Clark
24963
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633195 Letcher Kentucky 20 May 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5416
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633310 Perry Kentucky 28 Jun 1986 Earlis Thornsberry
113
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100722170 Jessamine Kentucky 18 Apr 1966 E.T. Browne, Jr.
11669
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633211 Letcher Kentucky 29 Sep 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
587
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633286 Mercer Kentucky 31 Mar 1979 Johnnie B. Varner
12216
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633070 Clinton Kentucky 02 Apr 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
98-61
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633203 Letcher Kentucky 07 Apr 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
666
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633153 Fulton Kentucky 11 May 1963 Edward T. Browne Jr.
6953
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633161 Harrison Kentucky 08 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24687
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633245 Madison Kentucky 05 Oct 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
8135
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633138 Floyd Kentucky 08 Jun 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8538
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633062 Carter Kentucky 30 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10539
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633047 Caldwell Kentucky 30 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69E16.10
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633385 Scott Kentucky 18 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9856
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633336 Pike Kentucky 12 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9159.5
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633112 Fayette Kentucky 1997-Not shown-Not shown Danny Husband
482
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633237 Madison Kentucky 29 Sep 1979 J. Stuart Lassetter
3495
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100781291 Powell Kentucky 06 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
800
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633492 Breathitt Kentucky 12 Jul 1995 Hager Rice
19
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633088 Clinton Kentucky 03 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-18
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633146 Fulton Kentucky 22 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9388
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633252 Marion Kentucky 03 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4836
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100722147 Woodford Kentucky 10 Apr 1966 E.T. Browne, Jr.
11660
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633229 Madison Kentucky 07 Apr 1979 J. Stuart Lassetter
3456
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633377 Robertson Kentucky 30 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7083
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633021 Adair Kentucky 08 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10365
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633294 Nicholas Kentucky 14 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25178
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633187 Hickman Kentucky 28 Jun 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73D5.5
EKY
Prunus persica
BEREA021018 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus persica
ETSU005141 Unicoi Tennessee 18 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Prunus persica
31973000018432 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Prunus persica
31973000018431 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121368 Floyd Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
31234100633328 Pike Kentucky 09 Jun 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9634.5
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633054 Carter Kentucky 23 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10190
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633104 Estill Kentucky 24 Aug 1988 Richard G. Guetig
888
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100720315 Carter Kentucky 23 Apr 1966 E. T. Browne, Jr.
11686
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633039 Breathitt Kentucky 09 Aug 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
7989
EKY
Prunus persica
31234100633344 Pulaski Kentucky 08 Apr 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
2910
EKY
Prunus persica
BEREA021016 Floyd Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus persica
N/A Carter Tennessee 31 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Prunus persica
ETSU007664 Unicoi Tennessee 17 Mar 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Prunus persica
31973000018430 Breathitt Kentucky
KNK
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120866 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121359 Letcher Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120861 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121362 Pulaski Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120842 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120843 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121356 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120863 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120857 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120865 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120844 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120853 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120859 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120847 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120852 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120860 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121355 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120849 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121357 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121369 Pulaski Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121361 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121358 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120856 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120840 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120862 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120854 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121367 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120855 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120841 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120850 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
UCHT015935 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015937 Morgan Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015930 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015944 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015929 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015927 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015936 Knox Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121360 Ohio Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120845 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120864 Trousdale Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0121366 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120858 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120848 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120846 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
TENN-V-0120851 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Prunus persica
UCHT015942 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015939 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015923 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015941 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015928 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015943 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015945 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
APSC0003038 Montgomery Tennessee 29 Jun 1998 Edward W. Chester & Jennifer Shelton
13363
APSC
Prunus persica
UCHT015932 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015940 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015934 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015933 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015924 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015938 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT015926 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
APSC0106113 Wayne Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0098288 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003025 Lyon Kentucky 26 Jun 1974 E.W. Chester & Joe Schibig
2774
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003033 Stewart Tennessee 07 Apr 1968 H.R. Brock
3370
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0074742 Breckinridge Kentucky 13 Apr 1969
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0072809 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003032 Montgomery Tennessee 11 Jul 1967 Wayne Chester
1709
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003024 Trigg Kentucky 08 Apr 1966 William H. Ellis
966
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003026 Stewart Tennessee 01 Apr 1966 Eugene Wofford
1025
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003023 Stewart Tennessee 09 Jul 1980 Jackie Stack, Ben Stack
583
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003030 Stewart Tennessee 29 Apr 1969 H.R. Brock
3897
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0096553 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003028 Trigg Kentucky 14 Jul 1975 Edward W. Chester
3053
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003027 Lyon Kentucky 30 Jun 1975 E.W. Chester
3007
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003029 Trigg Kentucky 08 Apr 1966 William H. Ellis
1038
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003037 Stewart Tennessee 23 Mar 1991 James Joyner, w/ E.W. Chester
631
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0044151 Simpson Kentucky Dwayne Estes
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0035530 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003034 Stewart Tennessee 06 Apr 1969 H.R. Brock
3873
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0018341 Polk Tennessee 29 Sep 2010 Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Eugene Wofford, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0096554 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003036 Stewart Tennessee 01 Jul 1983 Edward W. Chester
83-185
APSC
Prunus persica
HTTU015049 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
APSC0096536 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003022 Stewart Tennessee 08 Apr 1980 Larry D. Carpenter, Jackie Stack
73
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0103201 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003031 Stewart Tennessee 06 Apr 1969 H.R. Brock
3874
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003039 Humphreys Tennessee 14 May 2002 Staphanie M. Gunn with E.W. Chester
402
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0003021 Stewart Tennessee 13 Jul 1965 William H. Ellis
524
APSC
Prunus persica
APSC0052166 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Prunus persica
HTTU015048 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU030084 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU027590 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU028612 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU030083 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU015050 White Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
MTSU008023 Cannon Tennessee 13 Apr 1983 Jean Reddick
29
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008027 Wayne Tennessee 01 Nov 1986 Mark Bailey
MTSU
Prunus persica
HTTU030085 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU015044 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU030086 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
HTTU015045 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus persica
MTSU007953 Maury Tennessee 15 Mar 1997 Alana Colvett
22
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008030 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Sep 1983 Richard O'Bryan
22
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008024 Gibson Tennessee 20 Mar 1982 M. S. Hancock
18
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008018 Coffee Tennessee 19 Mar 1994 Charles Lawson
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008019 Sumner Tennessee 10 Apr 1993 Scott Joslin
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008017 Tennessee Kelli Smith
55
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008032 Williamson Tennessee 28 Sep 1989 Marcia Anderton
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008040 Wilson Tennessee 20 Apr 1980 John Douglas
19
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008035 Williamson Tennessee 18 Oct 1995 Jennifer Hutcherson
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008039 DeKalb Tennessee 01 Apr 2010 Krystal Richards
20
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008015 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Apr 1993 David Moore
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008016 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Apr 1993 Brad Butler
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008022 McMinn Tennessee 23 Mar 1983 Sandy Belk
11
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008033 McNairy Tennessee 26 Mar 1989 Brain Boatman
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008020 Franklin Tennessee V. Francis
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008013 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Apr 1993 Brian Adkinson
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008010 Rutherford Tennessee 01 Apr 2013 Nia Davis
22
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008014 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Apr 1993 Ryan Draper
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008037 Trousdale Tennessee 25 Oct 2004 Jake A. Pruett
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008025 Warren Tennessee 14 Apr 2013 Tisha Jaco
6
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008028 Marshall Tennessee 16 Mar 1987 Kim Morrow
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008011 Cannon Tennessee 23 Mar 2007 Melissa Shelby
MTSU
Prunus persica
UCHT032271 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT032273 Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
MTSU008036 Bedford Tennessee 01 Apr 2000 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008031 DeKalb Tennessee 16 Mar 1991 Riki Howard
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008021 Williamson Tennessee 27 Mar 1987 Diane Pearse
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008034 Rutherford Tennessee 31 Mar 1989 Michelle Walker
MTSU
Prunus persica
MTSU008012 Williamson Tennessee 30 Mar 1995 Angie Greer
MTSU
Prunus persica
UCHT036304 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT032274 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UCHT032272 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus persica
UOS05575 Franklin Tennessee 07 Apr 1969 Douglas Vanderbilt
UOS
Prunus persica
UOS05576 Van Buren Tennessee 31 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Prunus persica
UOS05574 Franklin Tennessee 04 Apr 1969 Edmund Rhett
UOS
Prunus persica
UTM00811 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Prunus persica
SWMT01698 Tennessee Mimi Ward and Elaine Toulon
SWMT
Prunus persica
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