Mexican Plum (Prunus mexicana)

Mexican Plum (Prunus Mexicana)
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Prunus Mexicana, or more commonly know as Mexican Plum, is a tree shrub of the genus Prunus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Prunus Mexicana or Mexican Plum's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Prunus
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: OH (PRX)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (bigtree plum)

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