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Flatwoods Plum

Prunus umbellata

Description:

Small tree with short trunk and broad, compact, flattened crown of slender branches; sometimes a thicket-forming shrub. The wild plums of this species are gathered for making jellies and jams. The scientific name describes the flower clusters, known as umbels, that are rounded, with equal stalks like an umbrella.

Notes:

Spotted growing on historic old road near Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield

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3 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

I would love to pick a few to make Jelly or Jam once they are mature.

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

I've removed it from the tree frogs mission for you :)

QWMom
QWMom 8 years ago

Sorry about this one showing up in the tree frogs misison :(

QWMom
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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 20, 2013
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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