Bitter Cherry, also known as Oregon Cherry (Prunus Emarginata) is a small tree in the Rose Family (Rosaceae). It’s native to western North America, blooms Apr-May and grows 15-50 ft. It’s commonly found in forests and savannas; likes moist to dry soils and partial to full sun exposure.
Bitter Cherry blooms a little after leafing out. Cherries taste bitter and are known to cause illness in humans, but birds forage on them.
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