Prunus pumila var. susquehanae (hort. ex Willd.) H.Jaeger
Family: Rosaceae
Appalachian sand cherry, sand cherry, Susquehana sand cherry
[Prunus cuneata Raf.,  more...]
Prunus pumila var. susquehanae image
from USDA Plants website  
Prunus pumila var. susquehanae image
University of Wisconsin - Madison (WIS-VP)  
Etymology: Prunus: ancient Latin name for the plum
Plants: perennial shrub
Conservation Status: Native
- low or midsized shrubs (< 1 m)

- branches lacking spines

- flowers white, in sessile umbels of 1-3 flowers

- petals 3.5-6.5 mm long

- youngest portion of twigs remotely hairy

- leaf tips usually obtuse

- fruit 8-12 mm, purplish-black to black