what kind of tree is this

Asked May 5, 2019, 1:33 PM EDT

Can you please tell me what kind of tree this is? Right now it has white about 3 inch bloom.

Frederick County Maryland

1 Response

This is a black cherry tree (Prunus serotina). These are native to Maryland and serve as host plants for several species of butterflies and moths.
https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=3636

Christa