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Scrub Plum

Scrub Plum
(Prunus geniculata)
photo: Louise Hunt

Rose family.

Flowers in February and March.

A woody, densely branched shrub up to 6 feet tall with thorny, zigzag branches and twigs. Small pinkish-white flowers with 5 petals appear in February and March. Fruit that ripens in April and May is a dull reddish plum.

Native to Central Florida.

Scrub Plum is federally endangered and endemic to Florida.