1A dwarf North American wild cherry.
- ‘And the deep-toned bronze leaves of coral bells, barberries, purpleleaf sand cherry (Prunus x cistena), and burgundy fountain grass flatter the flowers as well.’
- ‘The Purpleleaf Sand Cherry grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well drained, wide range, clay soils.’
- 1.1The fruit of the sand cherry tree.
- ‘There they ate sand cherries before sailing on, all night, in conditions too crowded to allow the men to lie down.’