Prunus mexicana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusPrunus
SpeciesPrunus mexicana S. Watson
Common NameMexican plum
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Broadly Elliptic;Elliptic;Obovate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Double-Serrate;Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.2
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5?] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Adair (KY), Anderson (KY), Ballard (KY), Bracken (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Carter (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Grayson (KY), Harrison (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lewis (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Mason (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Nicholas (KY), Ohio (KY), Owen (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Wolfe (KY), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100632551 Breckinridge Kentucky 19 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4292
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632536 Anderson Kentucky 11 Jul 1978 William S . Bryant
131
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632585 Carter Kentucky 15 Aug 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
11129
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632528 Anderson Kentucky 21 Jun 1978 William S . Bryant
8
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632668 Franklin Kentucky 18 Jun 1981 Hal Bryan
FR-297
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632510 Adair Kentucky 08 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10406
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632619 Clinton Kentucky 10 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-44
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632809 Owen Kentucky 05 May 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8468
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632544 Bracken Kentucky 22 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24905
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632874 Spencer Kentucky 26 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9977
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632601 Clinton Kentucky 10 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-43
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632924 Morgan Tennessee 21 Sep 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6691
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632742 Jessamine Kentucky 01 Aug 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11612
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632676 Franklin Kentucky 14 Jun 1980 Steven Rice
FR-132
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632866 Robertson Kentucky 30 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7127
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100726593 Garrard Kentucky 18 Apr 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1110
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100781846 Powell Kentucky 26 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
877
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632890 Trimble Kentucky 11 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10259
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632817 Owen Kentucky 15 Apr 2003 Ronald L. Jones
9361
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632643 Fleming Kentucky 01 Aug 2003 Ronald L. Jones
9460
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632650 Franklin Kentucky 24 May 1995 D. L. White
s.n.
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100607702 Clinton Kentucky 15 Jun 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-11
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632627 Cumberland Kentucky 21 Sep 1997 James B. Beck
238
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632841 Powell Kentucky 11 Jun 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5057
EKY
Prunus mexicana
UCHT015888 Sumner Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus mexicana
UCHT015862 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus mexicana
UCHT015876 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus mexicana
APSC0053815 McCracken Kentucky 29 May 2014 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0069227 Pulaski Kentucky 05 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0101845 Jessamine Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0118673 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0003068 Trigg Kentucky 28 May 1966 William H. Ellis
1307
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0095313 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0003069 Trigg Kentucky 15 Jun 1965 William H. Ellis
96
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0096158 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0051522 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0095239 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0003058 Cheatham Tennessee 09 May 2006 Andrea Shea Bishop with Forrest Evans
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0095312 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0086652 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0115128 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0091784 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0003055 Stewart Tennessee 16 Sep 1968 H.R. Brock
3688
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0096556 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
31234100632734 Jackson Kentucky 21 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1464
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632700 Harrison Kentucky 07 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24639
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632684 Garrard Kentucky 15 Apr 2010 W. W. Overbeck
311
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632775 Mercer Kentucky 07 Oct 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11774
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632833 Powell Kentucky 25 Apr 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4682
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632718 Jackson Kentucky 21 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1464
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632569 Butler Kentucky 10 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4470
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632577 Caldwell Kentucky 10 Apr 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3308
EKY
Prunus mexicana
APSC0003054 Montgomery Tennessee 27 Jun 2000 Dwayne Estes
990
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0085646 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0104277 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0044172 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
UCHT035338 Wilson Tennessee
UCHT
Prunus mexicana
UOS05566 Franklin Tennessee 07 May 2009 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Prunus mexicana
UOS05568 Franklin Tennessee 28 Aug 2006 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Prunus mexicana
APSC0032221 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0096555 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0096162 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0003066 Giles Tennessee 14 Apr 2001 Dwayne Estes
1796
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0065141 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0094513 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
HTTU015042 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Prunus mexicana
MTSU007944 Davidson Tennessee 17 Oct 1989 G. Todd Crabtree
66
MTSU
Prunus mexicana
APSC0041771 Montgomery Tennessee 25 Apr 2010 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Prunus mexicana
APSC0085757 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
31234100632759 Mason Kentucky 14 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24715
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632791 Nicholas Kentucky 13 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25122
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632858 Rockcastle Kentucky 05 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
24981
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632825 Powell Kentucky 29 Jun 2010 Deborah White
2010-21
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632783 Ohio Kentucky 29 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1538
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632767 McCreary Kentucky 26 May 1980 Rob Jacobs
147809
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632635 Estill Kentucky 24 Aug 1988 Richard G. Guetig
934
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100850278 Wolfe Kentucky 01 Aug 1988 Riss C. Clark
21728
EKY
Prunus mexicana
BRIT142387 Tennessee
VDB
Prunus mexicana
UOS05569 Franklin Tennessee 24 Mar 2007 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Prunus mexicana
UOS05565 Franklin Tennessee 29 Jul 2008 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Prunus mexicana
APSC0095376 Kentucky
APSC
Prunus mexicana
31973000018427 Owen Kentucky
KNK
Prunus mexicana
31234100632882 Trimble Kentucky 11 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10229
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632726 Jackson Kentucky 11 Jul 1995 Randy Mowrer
49
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100859907 Menifee Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 R.C. Clark
22188
EKY
Prunus mexicana
31234100632692 Harrison Kentucky 16 Apr 1977 Julie Marsh
44
EKY
Prunus mexicana
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