Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2929

Tree
Perennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus hortulana   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hortulan Plum, Wild-goose Plum