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Prunus serotina

Common Name: Black Cherry

Type: Tree or Shrub
Light Exposure: Full Sun To Full Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Height: 60 feet

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Largest member of the the cherry trees. Widely sought for its rich brown wood. Produces tart, but edible fruit. Important food crop for birds and wildlife. Bark and roots contain hydrocyanic acide used in cough medicines for flavoring. White flower (1/2 inch), yellow fall color