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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Prunus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Prunus andersonii A. Gray
Habit: Shrub < 3 m, much-branched, thorny. Leaf: deciduous; petiole 0--7 mm; blade 9--30 mm, 2--6 mm wide, elliptic to oblanceolate, finely serrate, base long-tapered, tip generally acute. Inflorescence: umbel-like cluster or not; flowers 1--2; pedicels (1)4--12 mm. Flower: sepals sparsely gland-toothed, ciliate; petals (5)8--11 mm, dark pink to nearly white. Fruit: 10--18 mm, obovoid to +- spheric, densely puberulent, green-yellow to red-orange; pulp dry, thin, often splitting to reveal stone.
Ecology: Rocky slopes, flats, scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 900--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH (e slope), GB, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: Nevada. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Joseph R. Rohrer
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Prunus
Next taxon: Prunus cerasifera
Citation for this treatment: Joseph R. Rohrer 2017. Prunus andersonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=39967, accessed on March 30, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 30, 2017.