big-tree plum


: a small tree (Prunus mexicana) of the southeastern U.S. that is sometimes cultivated for ornament, that has glandless, abruptly acuminate, coarsely serrate leaves broadly rounded at the base and softly pubescent beneath, and that produces a purplish red fruit

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“Big-tree plum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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