Prunus avium

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusPrunus
SpeciesPrunus avium (L.) L.
Common NameSweet cherry, S├╝├čkirsche, Vogelkirsche
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: Broadly Elliptic;Broadly Oblong;Oblong;Obovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Double-Serrate;Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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
Cerasus avium Cerasus avium Moench
Prunus cerasus var. avium Prunus cerasus var. avium L.

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: Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Martin (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trimble (KY), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Jackson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sumner (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1968 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100632031 Madison Kentucky 04 Jun 1994 Gary W. Libby
Ob-853
EKY
Prunus avium
TENN-V-0120753 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Prunus avium
TENN-V-0120757 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Prunus avium
UCHT015808 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus avium
UOS05560 Franklin Tennessee 03 Apr 2006 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Prunus avium
31234100632015 Garrard Kentucky 09 Apr 2010 W. W. Overbeck
231
EKY
Prunus avium
31234100632007 Franklin Kentucky 15 Apr 1983 Steven Rice
FR-636
EKY
Prunus avium
BEREA019993 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus avium
BEREA019994 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus avium
TENN-V-0120756 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Prunus avium
APSC0095734 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Prunus avium
HTTU019861 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus avium
MTSU007907 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Oct 1979 James Michael Ary
64
MTSU
Prunus avium
31234100632023 Madison Kentucky 16 Apr 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-231
EKY
Prunus avium
BEREA019992 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus avium
TENN-V-0120755 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Prunus avium
UCHT015805 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus avium
MTSU007909 Rutherford Tennessee
67
MTSU
Prunus avium
UOS05561 Franklin Tennessee 08 Apr 2009 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Prunus avium
31234100739299 Madison Kentucky 18 Apr 1996 Ronald L. Jones
7743
EKY
Prunus avium
31234100632049 Rockcastle Kentucky 29 Apr 1968 Dolores Reppert
EKY
Prunus avium
BEREA019991 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus avium
31973000018410 Martin Kentucky
KNK
Prunus avium
TENN-V-0120754 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Prunus avium
APSC0096160 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Prunus avium
MTSU007906 Davidson Tennessee 03 Apr 1986 Monteia Moore
15
MTSU
Prunus avium
MTSU007908 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Oct 1981 Pat Hayes
103
MTSU
Prunus avium
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Plant Photos

Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Dwayne Estes
Prunus avium - Milo Pyne
Prunus avium - Milo Pyne