bird cherry tree


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Noun1.bird cherry tree - any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birdsbird cherry tree - any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
wild cherry tree, wild cherry - an uncultivated cherry tree
common bird cherry, European bird cherry, hagberry tree, Prunus padus - small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
pin cherry, Prunus pensylvanica - small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit
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The larvae feed on the leaves of bird cherry trees (Prunus Padus) and can occur in pest numbers, completely stripping the plant, but experts do not predict any long-term damage to Tredegar's plants.
There are eight species of ermine moth and not much is known about them except they are partial to bird cherry trees, blackthorn and hawthorn bushes in particular.