European bird cherry


European bird cherry (Prunus padus) Rosaceae family

This is a small deciduous tree that grows 15-30 feet tall. Its flowers are white, small and strongly aromatic. The fruit is a black cherry that is a favorite among birds.

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   Alaska Association of Conservation Districts U.S. Army Corp of Engineers U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska Department of Fish and Game USKH Inc. UAF Cooperative Extension Service