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Black cherry

Prunus serotina

Ozone injury usually appears as black or purple spots (stipple), yellow or white bleached spots (chlorotic mottle, needle tip burn), or leaf browning (necrosis). Ozone may also cause premature leaf drop (senescence).


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Healthy Black cherry Flowers
Courtesy, USDA PLANTS Database

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Healthy Black cherry Leaves
Courtesy, USDA Ozone Biomonitoring Program
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Ozone Injury to Black cherry Leaves
Courtesy, USDA Ozone Biomonitoring Program

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Ozone Injury to Black cherry Leaves
Courtesy, USDA PLANTS Database
updated on 01/17/2007  I   http://nature.nps.gov/air/Pubs/bioindicators/blackCherry.cfm   I  Email: Webmaster