The Black Cherry Tree is distinct with its lovely white flowers and delicious dark plum-colored fruit. This native, large tree is found across the Midwest and eastern United States, bearing pendulous clusters of white flowers in early spring and small dark fruits in late summer.
Prunus serotina is a deciduous tree native to the eastern United States. It can reach up to 100 feet (30 m) in height, with dark green leaves that turn yellow to red in the fall. The tree blooms small white flowers in late spring and bears small, bittersweet-tasting reddish-black fruits in late summer, its main identification feature.