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Prunus domestica
cultivated plum

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to Idaho and Utah; in scattered locations of central and northeastern U.S.

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, forest openings, abandoned homesteads, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: March-May

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Prunus domestica L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 475. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Prunus domestica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Prunus domestica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Prunus domestica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Prunus domestica photos.

USDA Plants: Prunus domestica information.

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