Prunus serotina var. eximia

Common Names: Black Cherry, Wild Blackcherry, Rum Cherry

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habit - this species is endemic to Texas (found only in Texas). bark - the scaly bark of the mature tree is distinctive

leaves - is this a simple or compound leaf? What type of leaf arrangement is present. Notice the dark coloration of the bark
leaf -  what is the leaf venation? what type of leaf margin. the leaf is completely glabrous another view of the bark