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Prunus subhirtella

Prunus subhirtella Miq.

higan cherry, weeping higan cherry, winter-flowering cherry

Cultivar(s): Autumnalis, Pendula Rosea

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: PRSU4
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus subhirtella
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-01-01

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
1519 Autumnalis View
1520 Pendula Rosea View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: PRUNU
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Prunus
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Plum
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 200 species, trees and shrubs, nearly cosmopolitan, but especially in north temperate regions. Liu et al. (2012) make a strong case for combining subgenus Laurocerasus into subgenus Padus.
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GENUS REFERENCES: Rohrer in FNA (2014); Robertson (1974)=Z; McVaugh (1951)= Y; Catling, McKay-Kuja, & Mitrow (1999)=X; Liu et al. (2012); Yazbek & Oh (2013); Shaw & Small (2004); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ROSACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Rosaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Rose Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Phipps in FNA (2014); Potter et al. (2007); Eriksson et al. (2003); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004); Ertter (2007).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

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FRUITING PERIOD: Jun.

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SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
756 1985-0407 View
757 1985-0408 View
2330 1986-2165 View
9199 2011-0294 2020-04-21 1955 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
1955 HORT 2011-02-01 MacIntyre View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1469 756 198 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1470 757 172 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
4012 2330 94 NCBG staff 1986-12-31 View
12192 9199 181 MacIntyre 2011-02-01 View
12193 9199 179 MacIntyre 2011-02-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: PRSU4
USDA Common Name: Winter-flowering Cherry
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (DC, OH)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus subhirtella
COMMON NAME: Higan Cherry, Weeping Higan Cherry, Winter-flowering Cherry
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, K, Va, WH3; > Prunus subhirtella var. pendula (Maximowicz); = Cerasus subhirtella (Miquel) S.Y. Sokolov]
PHENOLOGY: (Dec-) Mar-Apr; Jun.
HABITAT: Floodplain forests in suburban areas, other disturbed areas; native of e. Asia, commonly planted, rarely escaped, but locally invasive.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Rosaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Rose Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.
REFERENCE: Phipps in FNA (2014); Potter et al. (2007); Eriksson et al. (2003); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004); Ertter (2007).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Prunus L. (Plum)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 200 species, trees and shrubs, nearly cosmopolitan, but especially in north temperate regions. Liu et al. (2012) make a strong case for combining subgenus Laurocerasus into subgenus Padus.
REFERENCE: Rohrer in FNA (2014); Robertson (1974)=Z; McVaugh (1951)= Y; Catling, McKay-Kuja, & Mitrow (1999)=X; Liu et al. (2012); Yazbek & Oh (2013); Shaw & Small (2004); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Prunus subhirtella in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Prunus subhirtella in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Prunus subhirtella in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Prunus subhirtella in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Prunus subhirtella in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prunus subhirtella

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