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Prunus eremophila

Prunus eremophila Prigge

Desert Plum, Mojave Desert Plum

Rosaceae (Rose family)


USDA Symbol: PRER4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Inflorescence: Terminal
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.
Fruit: Drupes yellowish orange.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Prunus eremophila in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Prunus eremophila in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prunus eremophila


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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