CHICKASAW PLUM (Prunus angustifolia)

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.”

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/prunus-angustifolia

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://naeb.brit.org/uses/search/?string=Prunus+angustifolia

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