Pin or Fire Cherry Prunus pensylvanica
Rose Rosaceae family

Leaves are alternate, lance-shaped, narrow, very finely toothed, shiny green, paler underneath. 2 - 5" long.

Flowers grow in white clusters with very erect stamens. Blooms in March - April.

Fruits are clusters of red, fleshy berries on long, reddish stems.

Twigs are smooth, with clusters of tiny, reddish buds at the twig ends.

Bark is reddish-brown, shiny, and has horizontal lenticels.

Form/Habitat: Pin cherry is a small, fast-growing tree that colonizes quickly following disturbance. 10 - 20' tall, and 2 - 8" in diameter.

NWI Status: FACU-

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