[NAFEX] American plum (wild plum; P. americana) - Discussion of edibility.
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lflj at bellsouth.net
Mon Sep 5 02:41:57 EDT 2011
On 9/4/2011 12:27 AM, Steven Covacci wrote:
> This is, for the most part, a re-visit of a topic I initiated last
> year regarding the edibility of certain native wild plum species,
> particularly American plum (P. americana), Chickasaw plum (P.
> angustifolia), wild-goose plum/Munson's plum (P. munsoniana) and
> Canadian plum (P. nigra) - these in comparison to beach plum (P.
I have a few wild plum trees on my property; the largest lacks enough
sunlight to fruit properly but I get a few each year; it grows where it
sprouted from seed.
When in bloom, it looks like this, though mine has many more branches
than the on in the pic:
The fruit are mostly yellow to orange as shown in this example:
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