Definition of Sierra plum

1. Noun. Shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit.

Exact synonyms: Pacific Plum, Prunus Subcordata
Generic synonyms: Plum, Plum Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sierra Plum

Sierpinski gasket
Sierpinski triangle
Sierra
Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone monetary unit
Sierra Leonean
Sierra Leoneans
Sierra Leonian
Sierra Leonians
Sierra Madre Occidental
Sierra Madre Oriental
Sierra Miwok
Sierra Nevada
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Sierra lodgepole pine
Sierra plum (current term)
Sierra redwood
Sieur de LaSalle
Sievert
Sif
Sigaultian
Siggaard-Andersen nomogram
Sigmodon
Sigmodon hispidus
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Romberg
Signe
Signorelli's sign
Sigourney
Sigrid

Literary usage of Sierra plum

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

1. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"Sierra plum. Deciduous shrub 4 to 7 ft. high or sometimes arborescent and 20 ft. high, with crooked and rough gray-brown branches and more or less ..."

2. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"Sierra plum. Deciduous shrub 5 to 7 feet high or sometimes arborescent and 20 feet high, with crooked and rough gray-brown branches and more or less ..."

3. Food and Flavor: A Gastronomic Guide to Health and Good Living by Henry Theophilus Finck (1913)
"... "almost incomparably delicious" flavor, which it owes to the blood of the wild Sierra plum. Some of Mr. Burbank's prunes excel the best of the French; ..."

4. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Sierra plum. WILD PLUM. Prunus subcordata, Benth. Rose Family. Trees or shrubs three to ten feet high, with ash-gray bark and branch- lets occasionally ..."

5. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Fremontia, Manzanita, and Sierra plum (Prunus subcordata) are examples. Blue Blossom (Ceanothus thyrsiflorus), typically a shrub, may rarely become so large ..."

6. Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity: Their History, Customs and by Galen Clark (1904)
"Strawberries, black raspberries, elderberries, wild cherries and the fruit of the Sierra plum (Prunus subcordata) are also used by the Indians, ..."

7. Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity: Their History, Customs and by Galen Clark (1904)
"Strawberries, black raspberries, elderberries, wild cherries and the fruit of the Sierra plum (Prunus subcor- data) are also used by the Indians, ..."

8. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"Sierra plum. Deciduous shrub 4 to 7 ft. high or sometimes arborescent and 20 ft. high, with crooked and rough gray-brown branches and more or less ..."

9. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"Sierra plum. Deciduous shrub 5 to 7 feet high or sometimes arborescent and 20 feet high, with crooked and rough gray-brown branches and more or less ..."

10. Food and Flavor: A Gastronomic Guide to Health and Good Living by Henry Theophilus Finck (1913)
"... "almost incomparably delicious" flavor, which it owes to the blood of the wild Sierra plum. Some of Mr. Burbank's prunes excel the best of the French; ..."

11. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Sierra plum. WILD PLUM. Prunus subcordata, Benth. Rose Family. Trees or shrubs three to ten feet high, with ash-gray bark and branch- lets occasionally ..."

12. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Fremontia, Manzanita, and Sierra plum (Prunus subcordata) are examples. Blue Blossom (Ceanothus thyrsiflorus), typically a shrub, may rarely become so large ..."

13. Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity: Their History, Customs and by Galen Clark (1904)
"Strawberries, black raspberries, elderberries, wild cherries and the fruit of the Sierra plum (Prunus subcordata) are also used by the Indians, ..."

14. Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity: Their History, Customs and by Galen Clark (1904)
"Strawberries, black raspberries, elderberries, wild cherries and the fruit of the Sierra plum (Prunus subcor- data) are also used by the Indians, ..."

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