- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus serotina
- PLANT TYPE: Tree
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: PROO-nus say-ROTT-ih-nuh
- TAGS: Plant Tags: berries, butterfly, deciduous, pollinators, tree, and wood. Plant Types: Tree.
Wood is prized for furniture and fine woodworking. Plant parts are toxic, except for the fruit and inner bark, which is used to flavor cough syrup