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26d. Prunus pumila Linnaeus var. susquehanae (Willdenow) H. Jaeger, Ziergeh. Gärt. Parkanl. 400. 1865.

Appalachian or Susquehanna sandcherry, cerisier de la Susquehanna

Prunus susquehanae Willdenow, Enum. Pl., 519. 1809; P. cuneata Rafinesque; P. pumila var. cuneata (Rafinesque) L. H. Bailey; P. pumila subsp. susquehanae (Willdenow) R. T. Clausen

Stems usually erect-ascending, sometimes decumbent, 3–10(–20) dm; twigs densely puberulent (10× magnification). Leaf blades elliptic, broadly elliptic, or obovate, 3–5.8(–7.2) × 1.1–2.5(–3) cm, lengths ca. 2.6 times widths, base obtuse to cuneate, apex usually obtuse, sometimes acute or rounded. Drupes subglobose, 8–12 × 5–10 mm; stones subglobose to ovoid, 6–8 × 5–6 mm. 2n = 16.

Flowering Apr–Jun; fruiting Jul–Aug. Sandy pine-oak woods or barrens with open canopy, or adjacent fields and lakeshores; 30–500 m; Man., Ont., Que.; Ark., Conn., Del., Ind., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.


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