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American Plum

Definition of the noun American Plum

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American plum is the vernacular name of the Prunus americana, a species of Prunus.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

American plum Prunus americana, the third south-eastern USA species, is widespread across the eastern states and is the common roadside plum in more northern regions. In the far north it intergrades into Prunus nigra, which has produced ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

dogwood borer, American plum borer, European corn borer, and ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (2012)

The American plum comprises a number of different varieties, including the Prunus americana. They are resistant to cold and have amber-colored skin and flesh. American plums are grown particularly on the east and west coasts of the United ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

brought to America in colonial times; the “native American plum” (P. americana); the “damson” (P. damascena), ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Plant and Fungal Virology (2009)

by Marc H.V. van Regenmortel, Brian W.J. Mahy

B Hop virus C North American plum line pattern virus Peach ringspot virus Plum (Danish) line pattern virus Plum (European) line pattern virus Plum (North American) line pattern virus Plum line pattern virus Prunus ringspot virus NC_003844 ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2008)

by Dolf De Rovira

American plum (Prunus americana and others) — Amber colored skin. 0 Damson plum (Prunus institia) — Acid, tart, used for jellies. Blue skinned. 0 Mirabelle plum (Prunus institia) — Also known as the ornamental plum. 0 P. cerasifera ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

The two best dwarf stocks are the native American plum (Prunus americana) and the dwarf Western sand cherry (Prunus bcsseyi). Furthermore, these are the stocks which it is easiest to buy in a nursery. Peach buds are set upon such stocks In ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

The black American Plum. 2. Chrysobalanus fruSu ex albo rubefeente. The American Plum, of a whitilh-red Colour. These Trees are very common in the Islands of America, as also in many Parts of New Spain, where there are some other ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

Several native American plum species like P. americana, P. hortulana and P. nigra have given varieties the fruits of which, although not as good-tasting as the European and Japanese plums, nevertheless are hardier and can be grown in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1825)

American Plum. See Chrysobalanus. Bay Plum. See Guaiava. Jamaica or Hog Plum. See Spondias. Indian Du<«-Plum. See Diospyros. Maiden Plum. See Camocladia. PLUM, adj. The old word for plump. — The Italians proportion it [ beauty] ...

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