Prunus avium

Local name
LocationLozzolo, Italy

Prunus avium, commonly called wild cherry, sweet cherry, or gean, is a species of cherry, a flowering plant in the rose family, Rosaceae. It is native to Europe, Anatolia, Maghreb, and Western Asia, from the British Isles south to Morocco and Tunisia, north to the Trondheimsfjord region in Norway and east to the Caucasus and northern Iran, with a small isolated population in the western Himalaya. The species is widely cultivated in other regions and has become naturalized in North America and Australia.Prunus avium has a diploid set of sixteen chromosomes. All parts of the plant except for the ripe fruit are slightly toxic, containing cyanogenic glycosides.

Tags Natural Monument
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_avium

Address 13045, Italy

Coordinates 45°37'9.789" N 8°19'30.662" E

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