Rosebud Cherry

Prunus subhirtella

Summary 7

Prunus subhirtella (Prunus × subhirtella) or Prunus pendula sometimes also called winter-flowering cherry, spring cherry, Higan cherry, or rosebud cherry is a small deciduous flowering tree originating in Japan, but unknown in the wild. It is probably of hybrid origin between Prunus incisa and Prunus spachiana.

Invasive Status 8

It is on the Mid-At Nat'l Park Service's Invasive Plant Watch List.
It is considered Particularly Invasive by the City of Alexandria, VA.


National distribution 9

United States
Origin: Exotic

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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