Black Cherry

Other Common Names/Trade Names: None
Scientific Name: Prunus serotina
Best Characteristics for Identification: Single row of slightly larger pores found along the growth ring in the earlywood. Very distinct, reddish color.
Uses: Very valuable for lumber and veneer. Furniture, cabinets, flooring, etc. Pulp.
General Natural Range: Minnesota to Texas and east to Atlantic coast. North to Maine and New Brunswick. Also found in Arizona and Mexico.
Identical or Nearly Identical Species: None
Other Species Easily Confused With: None
Means of Distinguishing Similar Species : N.A.
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