Pottawattami Plum Tree Information

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Pottawattami Plum grows in the following 40 states and provinces:

Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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The Prunus Americana is commonly known as the American Plum, Ciruela, Pottawattami Plum, Red Plum, River Plum, Wild Plum as well as Yellow Plum.

The fully documented scientific name of American plum is Prunus americana Marsh. . A number of horticultural varieties have been derived from this native plum. American plum hybridizes with chickasaw plum (P. angustifolia) .

American plum is distributed throughout much of northeastern Canada and a major portion of the United States, although it is less common west of the Great Plains. This native plum occurs from Massachusetts west to Manitoba and western Montana, south through the Rocky Mountains to New Mexico and Arizona, and eastward to northwestern Florida . This species is not found in the Texas Panhandle .

Some of the information provided here is attributed to:McMurray, N. 1987. Prunus americana. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). , available at the USDA Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) website