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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Prunus serotina ([Wild] Black Cherry)
Black Cherry, the largest of our native cherry trees, grows in a variety of habitats through much of the Mid-Atlantic Region* and is noted for the beauty and profusion of its spring blooms. It is entomologist Doug Tallamy’s #2 choice among woody plants for its exceptional support of wildlife.
*In the Mid-Atlantic Region, it is native to and common in DC, DE, MD, PA, and VA.
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Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets