Co plant database says it is wild plum
Wild Plum (Prunus americana)
Three well established mature trees have produced numerous sprouts.
Clay soil along trail upland from res
included shots of the younger trees and the different bark and the "thorns."
Our little grove of these (about 13) is beginning to bud.
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...