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|Genus: Prunus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Prunus fremontii S. Watson
Habit: Shrub < 4 m, much-branched, thorny. Leaf: deciduous; petiole 1--7 mm; blade 6--30 mm, ovate to round, serrate, base obtuse to rounded or subcordate, tip obtuse to rounded. Inflorescence: umbel-like cluster or not; flowers 1--3; pedicels 2--12 mm. Flower: sepals gland-toothed, ciliate; petals 3--10 mm, white to +- pink. Fruit: 8--15 mm, densely puberulent, +- yellow; pulp dry, thin, splitting to reveal stone.
Ecology: Rocky slopes, canyons, scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 200--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: e PR, w DSon; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Jan--Mar
eFlora Treatment Author: Joseph R. Rohrer
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Prunus fasciculata var. punctata
Next taxon: Prunus ilicifolia
Citation for this treatment: Joseph R. Rohrer 2017. Prunus fremontii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=39980, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.