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Mexican plum

Prunus mexicana


This tree is easy to distinguish from another common plum in Texas (Morris plum) which is the fruit. The fruit for Mexican plums are more Magenta than purple, while the Morris plum has a solid purple colored fruit. The leaves of this tree are almost similar to elm leaves, due to their roughness. These leaves are very rough with ridges on the side just like elm, but have some minor differences.


Was seen outside a restaurant, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Spotted on Nov 2, 2019
Submitted on May 23, 2020

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