Tag Archives: Prunus

Trees of Arkansas Is Now User-Friendly with Full Color Pictures

The tried and true handbook of the Arkansas Forestry Commission, Dwight Moore’s Trees of Arkansas, has been reissued (2014) in a smart, new, user-friendly, and full-color edition. Moore’s book dates back to 1950, when the author revised Lewis M. Turner’s … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert: Early to Bloom Plum Ripens in May

Chickasaw plum, Prunus angustifolia, is Arkansas’ most common thicket-forming plum and the earliest to bloom. Thickets at Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, from two to about fifteen feet in height, were so impressively massive, they seemed to monopolize acres of ground. … Continue reading

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