WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CHICKASAW PLUM (Prunus angustifolia)
small (to 20ft) tree. Flowers attract bees; Birds, mammals eat the fruit. This plant has runners which form thickets.
“If a single plant of similar stature and flowers is desired, consider flatwoods plum.”
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Prunus+angustifolia