Prunus besseyi

 

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⋄  Prunus besseyi   The Western Sand Cherry and Charles E. Bessey:  Historical Documentation

 

On Friday June 26, 2009, relatives of Charles Bessey, inducted that afternoon into the Nebraska Hall of Fame, helped to plant a number of Prunus besseyi (Western Sand Cherry) west of the Maxwell Arboretum Prairie.  prunusbesseyi.jpg  
   

 

 

Fittingly, the plants came from the Bessey Nursery at the sandhills town of Halsey, Nebraska.

 
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Prunus besseyi

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 327.

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