Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1158

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia - the original distribution unclear
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on roadsides, in fencerows, abandoned fields, esp sandy, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Usually white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Red/Yellow
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Prunus angustifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus angustifolia var. angustifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-22-002:
Prunus angustifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Chickasaw Plum