Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Prunus persica (Linnaeus) Batsch. Peach. Phen: Mar-Apr; Jun-Aug. Hab: Roadsides, trash-heaps, old fields, fencerows, disturbed thickets; commonly cultivated and commonly escaped or persistent. Dist: Native of China.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl3, FNA9, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Robertson (1974); = Amygdalus persica – S

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