Definition of Prunus alleghaniensis

1. Noun. Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh.

Exact synonyms: Alleghany Plum, Allegheny Plum, Sloe
Terms within: Sloe
Generic synonyms: Wild Plum, Wild Plum Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Alleghaniensis

Prudhoe Bay
Prue
Prueher
Prufrockian
Prumnopitys
Prumnopitys amara
Prumnopitys andina
Prumnopitys elegans
Prumnopitys ferruginea
Prumnopitys taxifolia
Prunella
Prunella modularis
Prunella vulgaris
Prunellidae
Prunus
Prunus alleghaniensis (current term)
Prunus americana
Prunus amygdalus
Prunus angustifolia
Prunus armeniaca
Prunus avium
Prunus besseyi
Prunus capuli
Prunus caroliniana
Prunus cerasifera
Prunus cerasus
Prunus cerasus austera
Prunus cerasus caproniana
Prunus cerasus marasca
Prunus cuneata

Literary usage of Prunus alleghaniensis

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Prunus alleghaniensis Porter, Bot. Gaz. 2: 85. 1877. A low, straggling shrub or small tree, with maximum height of about 15° and trunk diameter of 5', ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"... abruptly flattened at the summit. Sandy soil, Nebraska to Arkansas. April-May. 6. Prunus alleghaniensis Porter. Porter's Plum. (Fig. 2012. ..."

3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"The other native species are Porter's Plum (Prunus alleghaniensis), Appalachian Cherry (Prunus cuneata), and the Sand Cherry (Prunus pumila). ..."

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