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Sargent Cherry- Prunus sargentii
An imported, ornamental landscape tree that has escaped into the wild. Birds eat the small red to dark purple fruits. Arbor Day Foundation
For landscaping purposes it has a pretty spring bloom, makes a cool shade. grows only 30 ft high. The reddish shiny bark makes for winter interest.
Commonly recognized by the bark that has horizontal lines.
Bark of mature cherry
Sargent Cherry tree bark
Black Cherry Tree
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