Definition of Chickasaw plum
1. Noun. Small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit.
Terms within: Hog Plum, Wild Plum
Generic synonyms: Wild Plum, Wild Plum Tree
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Literary usage of Chickasaw plum
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1. An Epitome of Mr. Forsyth's Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit by William Forsyth, William Cobbett (1804)
"It seems, then, that chickasaw plum-stocks are excellent for grafting green gages on them ... The chickasaw plum is by some called mountain cherry. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Bio chickasaw plum. Rather larger than'P. angustifolia itself, more robust and a less crabbed grower, Ivs. and pedicels longer, and stone usually more ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1852)
"... or wild chickasaw plum of the country, which I believe is common over all the south, ... chickasaw plum. ..."
4. Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1871)
"... Wisconsin, was called for, and he read the following paper on the chickasaw plum. ... the committee on the chickasaw plum, of which I was a member, ..."
5. Sketch of the Evolution of Our Native Fruits by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"It is commonly stated in the books that the chickasaw plum is not native to the Atlantic states, and some suppose that it was introduced into the United ..."