Prunus rivularis

Common Name:  Thicket Plum, Hog Plum, Creek Plum

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habit--Prunus rivularis is a thicket-forming shrub.  These individuals are in full flower (this picture was taken in mid-March). branches, showing young leaves and flowers

inflorescence closeup--How many petals are present?  Can you see the single large ovary in each flower?  This is characteristic of all species of Prunus. young leaf and flower closeup--what kind of leaf shape and margin are present?  Do you see the hypanthium in the flower?
flowers again, showing the long pedicels