Gorgeous plants. Just starting to bloom.
Tree or medium height, red purple leaves, thin branches, small trunk, white flowers in spring
A long field edge near entrance to trail
Common on the edges of mixed, planted conifer forest.
Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, which includes the plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots and almonds. Around 430 species are spread throughout the northern temperate regions of the globe. Many members of the genus are widely cultivated for fruit and ornament. The fruit from this genus are commonly called the stone fruit.