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Oemieria cerasiformis


A deciduous shrub which produces clusters of white flowers in very early spring. This shrub is one of the earliest plants to bloom in Oregon and grows in open forests, forest edges, and riparian thickets.


Size: 15-10' F

Sun: partial to full sun

Soil Conditions: nutrient rich soils

Bloom period:  February, March, April


Spreads slowly, mostly through root suckering


Indian Plum or Osoberry

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