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    • Prunus americana
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Recent observations

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What

American plum Prunus americana

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coreyjlange

Date

May 9, 2009

Place

Lenox, IA (Google, OSM)

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American plum Prunus americana

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raphusdodo

Date

October 31, 2015 09:47 AM EDT

Place

Tallmadge (Google, OSM)

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American plum Prunus americana

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scottschulz

Date

September 28, 2015

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American plum Prunus americana

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ghursh

Date

October 4, 2015 05:23 PM EDT

Description

Tree found in bath nature preserve. Small leaf with very many small teeth.

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American plum Prunus americana

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jdou8

Date

September 20, 2015

Description

This tree was found in a residential neighborhood. Its height is about 10 ft. The bark is smooth, shiny, and brown. The leaf is simple and not lobed and has fine double teethed.

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American plum Prunus americana

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dcar7

Date

October 3, 2015 02:31 PM EDT

Description

The estimated height is 20 feet. The tree was purple and green

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American plum Prunus americana

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cdecipeda

Date

September 27, 2015 04:42 PM EDT

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American plum Prunus americana

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sfisher6

Date

September 30, 2015

Description

This is an American Plum (Prunus Americana). It is a simple leaf with a shorter stem and veins are curved.

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American plum Prunus americana

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erikamitchell

Date

September 14, 2015 11:28 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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American plum Prunus americana

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abockoven

Date

September 14, 2015 06:16 PM EDT

Description

This tree was found in Chads Ford (hudson). I estimate the hight of the tree to be about 20ft. The bark of this tree is Rough. The leaf is simple and on toothed on the sides.

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American plum Prunus americana

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bteodosiu

Date

September 12, 2015

Description

This leaf was located in my front yard. It is alternate, simple, toothed. In the springtime, it produces white flowers.

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What

American plum Prunus americana

Observer

annwf

Date

August 28, 2015 09:18 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 years old; from Forest Service (bare root)

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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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