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Prunus nigra Aiton
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Macrosiphum ( @ AMNH_PBI (6)

Rhopalosiphum insertum @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Rhopalosiphum musae @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Rhopalosiphum padi @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Uroleucon @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Cicadellidae  Eratoneura tantilla @ III (1)
Dothioraceae  Plowrightia morbosa @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Podosphaera oxyacanthae @ BPI (4)
Sclerotiniaceae  Monilinia fructicola @ BPI (7)
Taphrinaceae  Taphrina communis @ BPI (12)

Taphrina @ BPI (1)
Uropyxidaceae  Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae @ BPI (2)
_  unknown unknown @ AMNH_PBI (1)

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Prunus nigra Aiton
Canadian plum

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General Information
Symbol: PRNI
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 323. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
PRAMN Prunus americana Marshall var. nigra (Aiton) Waugh


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Prunus L. – plum
Species Prunus nigra Aiton – Canadian plum

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Iowa Canada plum Endangered
Ohio Canada plum Presumed Extirpated

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU

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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (PRNI)



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