included shots of the younger trees and the different bark and the "thorns."
Our little grove of these (about 13) is beginning to bud.
Aculco de Espinoza, Estado de México
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos
Shrub thicket along the edge of the road.
Wild plum, blossoming.
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...