EPPO Global Database

Prunus virginiana(PRNVG)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-11-10

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PRNVG
  • Preferred name: Prunus virginiana
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

North America. Different varieties are found east and west of the Rocky Mountains. Cultivated as an ornamental shrub. Both varieties have been Introduced into Europe. Potentially invasive in Central Russia, and elsewhere

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Padus virginiana (Linnaeus) Römer
Prunus virginiana Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common chokecherry English
rote Traubekirsche German
virginischer Traubenkirschbaum German
virginische Traubenkirsche German
Würgkirschbaum German
cerisier de Virginie French
cerezo de Virginia Spanish
ciliegio della Virginia Italian
Virginische vogelkerseboom Dutch
virginiahägg Swedish
черёмуха виргинская Russian
czeremcha wirginijska Polish
vörös levelű májusfa Hungarian
випгинска гроздовидна череша Bulgarian
střemcha viržinská Czech
вирџинијска сремза Serbian
střemcha viržinská Slovak
черемха віргінська Ukrainian