external image almond_tree.jpgKingdom: Plantae
Common Name:
Almond Tree
Scientific Name:
Prunus dulcis
Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Arthropoda
Class:
Diplopoda
Order:
Polydesmida
Family:
Rosaceae
Genus:
Prunus
Species:
aberrans
Natural Range:
The almond is found world wide and can be seen on all sides of the earth. It cannot grow in extreme hot and cold temperatures but can be grown in normal temperature areas. They are grown in multiple farms for commercial and marketing use.
Interesting Facts:
After they bloom they are beautiful and multi colored (pink and white). You can crack open the seeds and eat the almond fruit inside of it. They are nutrient and good for your health. Almonds are one of the leading nuts in marketing business.


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The Almond Tree At CLHS

The Almond Tree at CLHS is seen behind the girls dormitory towards the back of the school. It only produces a few almonds a year. It is an attractive addition to our landscaping on campus.


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