How to distinguish Prunus spp. in winter?

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  1. coelacanth

    coelacanth Active Member

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    e.g. Prunus serotina, americana, virginiana at different ages?
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    This key seems straightforward... most of the characteristics needed for the key would be available in the winter, I think: Key to Prunus spp.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Note that it does not include P. cerasifera and P. padus.
     

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