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Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment

Scientific name:Prunus laurocerasus L.

Common Name:

Cherry laurel


Native to Western Asia and Europe, the species is reported to invade damp to wet sclerophyll forest, riparian vegetation, cool montane forest as well as plantations, roadsides and other waste areas (Blood 2001; Carr, Yugovic & Robinson 1992; Webb, Sykes & Garnock-Jones 1988). The species is not tolerant of maritime exposure (PFAF 2007).
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