Wild Black Cherry

Description:

0-015  This wild black cherry (Prunus serotina) probably was seeded here by birds during the past Century. Black cherry yields the most valuable furniture wood in North America after black walnut, and is also useful for the fruits which are sought by birds. Each fruit cluster has cherries of varying ripeness, with only the darkest ones being palatable to humans.

Location:

 39.825492 N, 89.654675 W

Map:

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