Definition of Canada plum
1. Noun. Small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit.
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Literary usage of Canada plum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Guide to the Trees by Alice Lounsberry (1900)
"The usual habitat of the canada plum is in rich, alluvial soil. It also grows with the hawthorns in thickets, or by the borders of forests and occasionally ..."
2. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"The material examined shows smaller twigs than the canada plum with buds generally under 4 mm. long. The most northern station has been reported to be along ..."
3. The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion (1869)
"WG inquires as follows : " Have any attempts been made to improve and obtain varieties of the canada plum, which grows abundantly in our Northern States? ..."
4. Report of the Commissioners [and Appendices A to S] by Ontario Agricultural Commission (1880), Samuel Casey Wood (1881)
"When grown on the wild canada plum the peach matures early. The great secret of growing this fruit is to have the wood to mature early. ..."
5. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"Bed Plum 25 ^ee'; ^>ni w'th a trunk diameter of canada plum ^ shrub or small tree 6-12 ... The canada plum is found beside the road and along streams, ..."
6. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1855)
"Stocks of the common damson and canada plum are good ... There is in this village a large tree of the canada plum, whose top seemed too old to graft; ..."