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Prunus mahaleb L.
Padellus mahaleb (L) Vassilcz; Mahaleb cherry

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Myzus ( @ AMNH_PBI (10); NCSU (7)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia pruni @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta virginiana @ BPI (1)
Davidiellaceae  Cladosporium @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Cylindrosporium padi @ BPI (2)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrype flavovirens @ BPI (1)
Dothideaceae  Dothidea cerasi @ BPI (1)
Dothioraceae  Plowrightia morbosa @ BPI (1)
Hymenochaetaceae  Polystictus versicolor @ BPI (1)
Melanconidaceae  Melogramma rubricosum @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Nectria cinnabarina @ BPI (1)
Plectosphaerellaceae  Verticillium albo-atrum @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Macrosporium pruni-mahalebi @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Fomes pomaceus @ BPI (1)
Pucciniastraceae  Pucciniastrum padi @ BPI (1)
Uropyxidaceae  Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae @ BPI (2)
Xylariaceae  Sphaeria fibrosa @ BPI (1)
_  Coelosphaeria cupularis @ BPI (1)

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Prunus mahaleb L.
Mahaleb cherry

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General Information
Symbol: PRMA
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
Other Common Names: perfumed cherry
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 328. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
CEMA16 Cerasus mahaleb (L.) Mill.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Prunus L. – plum
Species Prunus mahaleb L. – Mahaleb cherry

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Prunus mahaleb
Prunus mahaleb
St Lucie's Cherry
ID: 0000 0000 0406 0706 [detail]
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Prunus mahaleb
Prunus mahaleb
St Lucie's Cherry
ID: 0000 0000 0406 0707 [detail]
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Prunus mahaleb
Prunus mahaleb
St Lucie's Cherry
ID: 0000 0000 0406 0708 [detail]
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Prunus mahaleb
Prunus mahaleb
St Lucie's Cherry
ID: 0000 0000 0814 0061 [detail]
© 2014 Stefano Doglio

Prunus mahaleb
Prunus mahaleb
St Lucie's Cherry
ID: 0000 0000 0814 0062 [detail]
© 2014 Stefano Doglio

Prunus mahaleb
Prunus mahaleb
ID: 0000 0000 0416 2247 [detail]
© 2016 Trent M. Draper

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