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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Prunus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Prunus subcordata Benth.
Habit: Shrub < 3(6) m, often in thickets, +- thorny. Leaf: deciduous; petiole 4--18 mm; blade 20--50(65) mm, oblong-ovate to +- round, finely serrate, base rounded to subcordate, tip obtuse to rounded. Inflorescence: umbel-like cluster; flowers 2--5; pedicels 5--15 mm. Flower: sepals glabrous to puberulent, gland-toothed, ciliate or not; petals 5--10 mm, white. Fruit: 15--25 mm, glabrous (puberulent), yellow to dark red; pulp fleshy.
Ecology: Mixed-evergreen or conifer forest; Elevation: 100--1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, CW, MP; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Prunus subcordata var. oregana (Greene) W. Wight (fruit puberulent) may merit recognition; study needed.
eFlora Treatment Author: Joseph R. Rohrer
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Prunus persica
Next taxon: Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Citation for this treatment: Joseph R. Rohrer 2016. Prunus subcordata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40019, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.