Black Cherry Prunus serotina EhrhartSynonyms: Prunus serotina var. neomontana.

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Host plant for various butterfly species including Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Striped Hairstreak, and Coral Hairstreak.

Host plant for various moth species including the Buck Moth, American Dagger Moth and Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

Host to the mite species Eriophyes cerasicrumena The galls are the primary food for Cherry Gall Azure caterpillars.

Host to the fungus that produces the Cherry Knot Gall.

There are 386 records in the project database.

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A Black Cherry in Washington Co., Maryland (4/20/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Black Cherry (trunk) in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (3/11/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Black Cherry (trunk) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/8/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/21/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Howard Co., Maryland (4/22/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

The bud of Black Cherry in Wicomico Co., Maryland (12/28/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in fruit in Kent Co., Maryland (8/16/2014). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Black Cherry (leaves and flowers) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/1/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/30/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/24/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Black Cherry blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/11/2014). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Black Cherry in Charles Co., Maryland (5/9/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Black Cherry growing in Kent Co., Maryland (4/1/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Black Cherry growing in Garrett Co., Maryland (4/21/2017). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

Black Cherry blooming in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/17/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Black Cherry in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/29/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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