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"Prunus serotina"

  1. photo Learn to identify these medicinal plants used by Native AmericansLearn to identify these medicinal plants used by Native AmericansNews
    bark (Prunus serotina) - Wild cherry bark is prized for its anti-inflammatory properties and is often used to treat sore throat, bronchitis and other respiratory ailments. It can be harvested in the wildRead more

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Prunus serotina


Prunus serotina, commonly called black cherry, wild black cherry, rum cherry, or mountain black cherry, is a woody plant species belonging to the genus Prunus. This cherry is native to eastern North America: from eastern Canada through southern Quebec and Ontario; south through the eastern United States to Texas and central Florida; with disjunct populations in Arizona and New Mexico; and in...More