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Prunus x cistena - Purpleleaf Sandcherry
 Short lived shrub.
 
 
  Leaves are alternately attached and up to 5 inches long.
 
 
  Reaches heights of 6-10 fet.
The stem is orange to dark brown.
 
 Used as a specimen plant in landscapes.
 
 
A few varieties are:
 
      'Minnesota Red'
 
      'Big Cis'