Sweet Almond (Prunus dulcis)
Sweet Almond Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: Sweet Almond (Prunus dulcis) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Perennial: Living for many years.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Sweet Almond Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Dye: Used as a colored dye.
Honey/Bee Pollen: A plant used as a source of food for Honey Bees, and may be a flavor of honey such as clover or alfalfa.
More Sweet Almond (Prunus dulcis) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP