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    • American Plum

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Recent observations

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Observer

mjryan

Date

April 5, 2014

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

What

American Plum Prunus americana

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bvanderweide

Date

July 12, 2005 09:55 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Plum Prunus americana

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elfaulkner

Date

July 28, 2013

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Square

What

American Plum (Prunus americana) Prunus americana

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catalpa_joe

Date

June 26, 2013 06:05 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Plum (Prunus americana) Prunus americana

Observer

evening

Date

June 14, 2013

Description

A tall shrub or short tree that currently has green fruit/nuts.

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Observer

bjoelle

Date

June 17, 2013

Description

Of all the trees growing in and around the meadow (this is an old resort property that was abandoned and is dotted with old fruit trees), there is one in the middle of the meadow that is very small but heavy with fruit that are already dark pink and becoming red. All the other trees, even those nearby, have fruit that is bright green.

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Square

What

American Plum Prunus americana

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peter5

Date

May 26, 2013 12:17 PM MDT

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bouteloua

Date

May 21, 2013

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What

American Plum Prunus americana

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natureranger

Date

May 11, 2013

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What

American Plum Prunus americana

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rockerboo

Date

April 30, 2013 12:42 PM EDT

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What

American Plum Prunus americana

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velizo

Date

April 13, 2012

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Square

What

American Plum Prunus americana

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ashersh

Date

April 17, 2012
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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

No range data available.