Definition of Prunus alleghaniensis
1. Noun. Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh.
Terms within: Sloe
Generic synonyms: Wild Plum, Wild Plum Tree
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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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