Definition of Prunus americana
1. Noun. Wild plum trees of eastern and central North America having red-orange fruit with yellow flesh.
Generic synonyms: Wild Plum, Wild Plum Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Americana
Literary usage of Prunus americana
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1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"A CONTRIBUTION TO OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF prunus americana. BY R. EA.RLE BUCHANAN. There is no field more promising of results and none that has ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"A CONTRIBUTION TO OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF prunus americana. BY R. EARLE BUCHANAN. There is no field more promising of results and none that has ..."
3. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New-York by N.Y. Lyceum of Natural History (New York, New York Academy of Sciences (1836)
"These observations are strikingly applicable to the prunus americana of the late Humphrey Marshall. This species, commonly called red plum, or yellow plum, ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Wight, who has recently re-characterized this species, writes that "Although long confused with prunus americana, and in the herbarium sometimes difficult ..."
5. Sketch of the Evolution of Our Native Fruits by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"All the others are forms of typical prunus americana. ... 1, prunus americana from Colorado; 2, same from central New York (stone flat, from a small very ..."