Page author: David Giblin
Prunus persica

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California, east to Idaho; also in eastern North America.

Habitat: Thickets, shores, and disturbed ground.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from eastern Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies, beetles


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Accepted Name:
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Publication: Beytr. Entw. Gewächsreich 1: 30. 1801.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Prunus persica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus persica checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Prunus persica information.

E-Flora BC: Prunus persica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus persica photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus persica information.

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