Prunus angustifolia

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Prunus angustifolia
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Photo by Shirley Denton (Copyrighted, use by photographer’s permission only), Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Species: P. angustifolia
Binomial name
Prunus angustifolia
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Natural range of Prunus angustifolia from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Chickasaw plum

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Prunus angustifolia var. angustifolia


A description of Prunus angustifolia is provided in The Flora of North America.




P. angustifolia has been observed flowering in February and March.[1]


The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Prunus angustifolia at Archbold Biological Station:[2]

Apidae: Bombus impatiens, Epeolus zonatus

Colletidae: Colletes brimleyi, Hylaeus confluens

Halictidae: Agapostemon splendens, Augochlora pura, Lasioglossum pectoralis, L. placidensis

Vespidae: Pachodynerus erynnis, Parancistrocerus salcularis rufulus, Zethus slossonae

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. Accessed: 13 DEC 2016
  2. Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.