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Cherry - 7410 - June - Back

Cherry – 7410 – June – Back

Cherry Tree, (Prunus avium), it can also be called wild cherry, sweet cherry, bird cherry, or gean, is a species of cherry native to Europe, western Turkey, northwestern Africa, and western Asia, from the British Isles south to Morocco and Tunisia, north to theTrondheimsfjord region in Norway and east to the Caucasus and northern Iran, with a small disjunct population in the westernHimalaya. This species, in the rose family (Rosaceae), has a diploid set of sixteen chromosomes  All parts of the plant except for the ripe fruit are slightly toxic, containing cyanogenic glycosides. Source: Wikipedia.

 

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Areas around Quad where trees are identified.

Areas around Quad where trees are identified.

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