Prunus besseyi


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.

Prunus besseyi label

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


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.