Prunus mahaleb   Mahaleb or perfumed cherry
non-native                      woody           
Distribution: Greenbelt, Foothills, Oregon Trail

UW Burke Herbarium Link: Prunus mahaleb
USDA Plants Link: Prunus mahaleb   (PRMA)
Flora of North America Link: Prunus mahaleb

This non-native shrub to small tree, now widely naturalized locally, was probably originally brought to the Boise area as rootstock for other kinds of Prunus (e.g., cherries and plums), though a spice derived from the seeds has an ancient history.

Trail guides, walks or articles that mention Prunus mahaleb