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American Plum – Prunus americana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

American Plum, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (03/20/2012.) Scientific name is Prunus americana.  Photo below was taken along Rocky Lane on Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA, on April 2, 2011.   It  is also known by the common name Wild Plum.  Go to the American Plum detail page for more photos and information.

American Plum, Wild Plum - Prunus americana

American Plum, Wild Plum - Prunus americana

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Chokecherry – Prunus virginiana – Added to USWildflowers Database

Chokecherry, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/24/2010.)  Scientific name is Prunus virginiana.  Depending on the variety, this plant also is known by the common names Common Chokecherry, Western Chokecherry, and Black Chokecherry.  Photo below was taken in the Boise National Forest near Boise, ID, on 06/15/2010.

Chokecherry - Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry - Prunus virginiana