• cherries are bitter, clustered 5-35
  • cherry contains a single, spherical stone
  • leaves are elliptical, pointy, and serrated
  • tree grows as high as two-story house
WARNING: Cherry stones are poisonous.
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Look-alikes in British Columbia

A number of trees and shrubs that are not species of Prunus produce berries that are superficially similar but may not be edible. They differ in that the berries lack a single, spherical stone.

Related topics: Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Plants of BC
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