Prunus pumila var besseyi
Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. It is a popular ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. Both you and the wildlife will love its edible small dark red to purple cherries.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: small clusters of white blossoms
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts
Other Names: beaked hazel
Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Nut Trees, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting