Prunus cerasus L.
Common Name: PIE CHERRY, SOUR CHERRY
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad Tree

Roadsides, fencerows, borders of forests, locally well established. First collected in 1939 in Kalamazoo Co. Another Eurasian species, grown for both flowers (including double-flowered forms) and fruit. Unlike the sweet cherry, this one suckers freely from the roots and is often more of a large shrub.

Locations

Alpena County
Houghton County
Kalamazoo County
Keweenaw County
Lenawee County
Macomb County
Oakland County
Presque Isle County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2520.