small tree, less than 20' tall, alternate leaves lanceolate to oval, upper leaf surface light green, leaf margins toothed, bark light grey/brown, leaves clustered near tips of branches, fruits small green and fleshy
Near first flowers, AF Hq, eta
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...