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Photo © Lisa Day, all rights reserved
Magnolia, WA (Google, OSM)
47.6520948, -122.4013448
Accuracy: 1461m
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Description

Really tall tree/bush? Maybe 30 feet tall. Green leaves with white and yellow stalky things that look fuzzy from far away.

Apr. 27, 2012 21:27:33 -0700
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Comments & Identifications

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Portuguese Laurel - Photo (c) Donaleen, some rights reserved (CC BY)
eric_hunt's ID: Portuguese Laurel (Prunus lusitanica)
Posted by eric_hunt almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Cherry laurel - Photo (c) Er.We, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
richard_olmstead's ID: Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

Laurel cherry (P. laurocerasus). Prunus lusitanica has finely serrate leaves and a darker green color.

Posted by richard_olmstead almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Cherry laurel - Photo (c) Er.We, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
lisad22's ID: Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
Posted by lisad22 almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks - I didn't know about that species, and now I see it's a major invasive in the PNW.

Posted by eric_hunt almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Cherry laurel - Photo (c) Er.We, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
lisad22's ID: Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
plums, cherries, and allies - Photo (c) Maja Dumat, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: plums, cherries, and allies (Genus Prunus)
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Cherry laurel - Photo (c) Er.We, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
richard_olmstead's ID: Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
Portuguese Laurel - Photo (c) Donaleen, some rights reserved (CC BY)
eric_hunt's ID: Portuguese Laurel (Prunus lusitanica)

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