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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Prunus hortulana   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus hortulana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9 (2014)

Prunus hortulana

 

COMMON NAME:
Hortulan Plum, Wild-goose Plum


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image of Prunus hortulana, Hortulan Plum, Wild-goose Plum

Manual of the Trees of North America (Exclusive of Mexico) (Sargent, 1905)    mtna_i_600

        

image of Prunus hortulana, Hortulan Plum, Wild-goose Plum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_prho_001_lvd

        

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Ron Lance    rwl_prunushortulana

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In cultivation

Leaves with a gland on the tip of each tooth. Fruit 2-3cm across, per Trees of the Southeastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1988).

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Prunus hortulana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus hortulana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9
Prunus hortulana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2929

Tree
Perennial

Habitat: Prairies, stream banks, woodland edges, pond margins, roadsides, old fields, pastures, successional forests, fencerows, and other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia Mountains

Rare

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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