The “pedigrees” of most ornamentals, woody or not, are often difficult to determine. This is a double flowered variety of Prunus (Rosaceae) in front of what was then known as Founders Hall. Wardo Hall, at that time a boys dorm, is visible to the right, about 1973. Founders and Wardo are now brought together as Flory Hall.
Bridgewater College, flowering cherry tree, Prunus sp. (Rosaceae), Founders Hall