Prunus caroliniana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusPrunus
SpeciesPrunus caroliniana Aiton
Common NameCarolina laurelcherry
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; 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;Narrowly Elliptic;Oblanceolate;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;Serrate;Serrulate;Subentire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); 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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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
Laurocerasus caroliniana Laurocerasus caroliniana M.Roem.
Padus caroliniana Padus caroliniana 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: Madison (KY), Davidson (TN), Giles (TN), Knox (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA019995 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus caroliniana
TENN-V-0120759 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Prunus caroliniana
TENN-V-0120760 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Prunus caroliniana
TENN-V-0120758 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Prunus caroliniana
UCHT015810 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus caroliniana
APSC0003080 Giles Tennessee 15 Nov 1998 Dwayne Estes
83
APSC
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007914 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Apr 1983 Sandy
41
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007910 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Oct 1983 John H. Rhee
22
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
UCHT036348 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus caroliniana
31234100632056 Madison Kentucky 22 Dec 1992 John Richard Abbott
4605
EKY
Prunus caroliniana
BEREA019997 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus caroliniana
BEREA019996 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus caroliniana
BEREA019998 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Prunus caroliniana
APSC0013361 Polk Tennessee 14 Jun 2011 Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Prunus caroliniana
APSC0003079 Knox Tennessee March 2007 Dwayne Estes & Madison Estes
9694
APSC
Prunus caroliniana
HTTU015025 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus caroliniana
HTTU015027 Knox Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007916 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Oct 1980 Ira Scott
35
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007912 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Dec 2005 Wes Cunningham
37
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007913 Davidson Tennessee 18 Oct 2009 Richard Marko
97
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007911 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Oct 1980 Becky Stevens
39
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
MTSU007915 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Apr 1983 Tim Adams
47
MTSU
Prunus caroliniana
SWMT01690 Tennessee Legit J. F. Joor
SWMT
Prunus caroliniana
SWMT05097 Shelby Tennessee 24 Feb 2013 A. DeGenova
18
SWMT
Prunus caroliniana
SWMT05096 Shelby Tennessee 07 Apr 2013 A. DeGenova
48
SWMT
Prunus caroliniana
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