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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Prunus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Prunus emarginata (Douglas) Eaton
Habit: Shrub, tree < 15 m, often in dense thickets, not thorny. Leaf: deciduous; petiole 3--12 mm; blade 15--60(80) mm, generally elliptic to obovate, crenate-serrate, base wedge-shaped, tip obtuse to rounded. Inflorescence: raceme, +- flat-topped; flowers (3)6--12; pedicels 3--12(18) mm. Flower: sepals glabrous, entire; petals 3--8 mm, white. Fruit: 7--14 mm, glabrous, red to purple; pulp +- fleshy.
Ecology: Rocky slopes, canyons, chaparral, mixed-evergreen or conifer forest; Elevation: < 3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (exc GV, ChI), GB; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana, New Mexico, Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Joseph R. Rohrer
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Prunus dulcis
Next taxon: Prunus eremophila
Citation for this treatment: Joseph R. Rohrer 2017. Prunus emarginata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=39978, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.