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American Plum Prunus americana

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erikamitchell

Date

May 15, 2014 02:46 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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American Plum Prunus americana

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erikamitchell

Date

May 18, 2014 11:45 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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erikamitchell

Date

April 28, 2012 09:58 AM EDT

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angelmachine

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

State - Tennessee
County - Rutherford
Identification - Prunus americana
Location - Barfield Crescent Park on left side of the right fork of the trail behind the wildlife station
Description - Small tree with alternate simple ovate toothed leaves, much insect damage, globular reddish drupe approx 1 in diameter.
Associated Species - Toxicodendron radicans, Euonymous americanus, Diospyros virginiana, Sassafras albidum
Date - 9 Sep 2014
Collector Name - Lauren S Hanberry
Collection number - 44

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nikaylahughes

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

A branch off the large nearby tree next to this plant has fallen and snapped or bent the base of the plant. The bark is fairly smooth and there are thorns. The leaves are alternate, tomentose and light green.

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American Plum Prunus americana

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clw7k

Date

September 10, 2014

Description

Family: Rosaceae
Common Name: American Plum

Small tree about 6 ft-8ft tall. Small very serrated leaves and yellow/orange/red/pink 1-2in drupes.

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American Plum Prunus americana

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jpaisley

Date

the past

Description

Lots of veins on the leaf with a tip on it. The tree was small and was competing with other trees.

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American Plum Prunus americana

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morganhenson98

Date

May 28, 2014 08:28 AM PDT

Description

Plum tree

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Ciruela Prunus americana

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carlos2

Date

April 21, 2014

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mjryan

Date

April 5, 2014

Description

Along a dried creek near the town of Kingston, NM. Flowering.

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American Plum Prunus americana

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bvanderweide

Date

July 12, 2005 09:55 AM CDT

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American Plum Prunus americana

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elfaulkner

Date

July 28, 2013
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Description from Wikipedia

Prunus americana, commonly called the American plum, wild plum, or Marshall's large yellow sweet plum, is a species of Prunus native to North America from Saskatchewan to New Mexico east to New Hampshire and Florida. It has often been planted outside its core range and sometimes escapes cultivation. It is commonly confused with the Canada plum (Prunus nigra), although the fruit is smaller and rounder and bright red as opposed to yellow. Many cultivated varieties have...

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Conservation Summary

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