Prunus americana (American Red Plum)
Also known as: August Plum, Goose Plum, Hog Plum, Wild Plum
Native: Eastern United States
Location: Cultivated in eastern states for its fruits.
This can be either a tree or a bush. it has given rise to many named varieties.
Leaves have tufts of down midrib and vein axils beneath and downy stems.
Flowers open in April and are 1.2-2.5cm across.
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Fruit are round about 2.5cm across, ripening from yellow to bright red, with yellow flesh.