Flatwoods Plum (Prunus umbellata) in the Plums Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Prunus umbellata Accepted
Prunus umbellata var. umbellata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects


Photo gallery:
Location: Cherokee County Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden, Jacksonville, TXDate: 2012-04-30
By dave
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Issue with parent entries preventing addition of synonyms by Australis Apr 2, 2018 6:35 AM 5
Narrowing down the species for plums by dave Feb 7, 2017 10:02 AM 13
wild plum ?? by gingin Apr 24, 2012 1:50 PM 17
Yard blooms today by gingin Mar 10, 2012 5:18 AM 10

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