Definition of Prunus pumila

1. Noun. Small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit.

Exact synonyms: Prunus Cuneata, Prunus Pumilla Susquehanae, Prunus Susquehanae, Sand Cherry
Group relationships: Genus Prunus, Prunus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Prunus Pumila Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Prunus Pumila Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Pumila

Prunus glandulosa
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus incisa
Prunus insititia
Prunus japonica
Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus lyonii
Prunus maritima
Prunus mexicana
Prunus mume
Prunus nigra
Prunus padus
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus persica
Prunus persica nectarina
Prunus pumila
Prunus pumilla susquehanae
Prunus salicina
Prunus serotina
Prunus serrulata
Prunus sieboldii
Prunus spinosa
Prunus subcordata
Prunus subhirtella
Prunus susquehanae
Prunus tenella
Prunus triloba
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana demissa
Pruss

Literary usage of Prunus pumila

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Prunus persica (L.) Batsch Peach Deciduous tree Cultivated and occasionally escaped. prunus pumila L. var. pumila Sand cherry Deciduous shrub Dunes and ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Wilhelm Miller, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"In poor soils, it is often little more than a bush. On large trunks the bark tends to peel in transverse strips. 1990. prunus pumila, var. ..."

3. Sketch of the Evolution of Our Native Fruits by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"This European plant is so like our own that it has received the name of Prunus pumila—which is the American plant—from nurserymen who have been instrumental ..."

4. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1891)
"The cherries of the state are represented by the prunus pumila, ... The first, prunus pumila, or sand cherry, does not vary much from the same fruit found ..."

5. Annual Report of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society: For the Year by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1891)
"The cherries of the state are represented by the prunus pumila, ... The first, prunus pumila, or sand cherry, does not vary much from the same fruit found ..."

6. Annual Report (1893)
"It lacks entirely the wand-like and willowy character of prunus pumila; ... We are growing this western cherry, as also prunus pumila and P. cuneata, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Prunus pumila

Search for Prunus pumila on Dictionary.com!Search for Prunus pumila on Thesaurus.com!Search for Prunus pumila on Google!Search for Prunus pumila on Wikipedia!

Search