FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Black Cherry
Prunus serotina
Black cherry wood is excellent for furniture, cabinet work, and paneling. The fruit is a favorite of wildlife. Birds are largely responsible for spreading the seed. The leaves have brown hairs on the underside along the lower one-third of the midrib.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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