Prunus pensylvanica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusPrunus
Species:Prunus pensylvanica L. f.
Common NamePin Cherry
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: crenulate; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Type: Stonefruit; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Number: 1; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 13+
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (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
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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
Prunus corymbulosa Prunus corymbulosa Rydb.
Prunus lanceolata Prunus lanceolata Willd.
Prunus pennsylvanica Prunus pennsylvanica
Prunus pensylvanica var. corymbulosa Prunus pensylvanica var. corymbulosa (Rydb.) W. Wight

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: Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Monroe (TN), Rutherford (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1959 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU007662 Unicoi Tennessee 06 May 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120839 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120835 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120838 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120832 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120833 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120837 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120829 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
UCHT015996 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus pennsylvanica
APSC0003042 Carter Tennessee 19 Jul 1964 Wayne Chester & Ken Rogers
264
APSC
Prunus pensylvanica
MTSU007951 Knox Tennessee 02 Sep 1995 Leigh Young
26
MTSU
Prunus pensylvanica
UCHT032276 Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU035307 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU035311 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU035310 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU007663 Unicoi Tennessee 24 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
N/A Greene Tennessee 18 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120831 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120830 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120836 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
TENN-V-0120834 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Prunus pensylvanica
UCHT015910 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus pennsylvanica
MTSU007952 Rutherford Tennessee 10 May 1959 Jean Wilson
MTSU
Prunus pennsylvanica
UCHT032277 Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus pensylvanica
UCHT032275 Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU035306 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU035309 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU008740 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pennsylvanica
ETSU035305 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU031152 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
ETSU030625 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Prunus pensylvanica
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Plant Photos

Prunus pensylvanica - Ashley B. Morris
Prunus pensylvanica - Ashley B. Morris
Prunus pensylvanica - Ashley B. Morris
Prunus pensylvanica - Ashley B. Morris
Prunus pensylvanica - Ashley B. Morris
Prunus pensylvanica - Ashley B. Morris
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw
Prunus pensylvanica - Joey Shaw