Taxonomy: Fam. Rosaceae// Genus: Prunus// Species: Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.
Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1998).
Lifeform: Tree; Phanerophyte according to the Raunkiær system.
Distribution: Native from Southeast Europe to Central Asia and Himalaya according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).
Habitat: Sparse woods, edges and clearings of mixed oak and European beech forests from the lowland to the subalpine belt at c. 1600 m altitude, river gorges, near settlements, roadsides.
Flowering period: Spring: MAR, APR, MAY, depending on altitude.
Micevski, K. (1998). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 4. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Prunus cerasifera Ehrh. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:729568-1 [Accessed 21.07.2022].