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Prunus maritima
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Prunus maritima

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena bisalicis @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Andrena carlini @ AMNH_BEE (12)

Andrena imitatrix @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Andrena milwaukeensis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Andrena miserabilis @ AMNH_BEE (3); UCMS_ENT (4)

Andrena nasonii @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena thaspii @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Andrena vicina @ UCMS_ENT (3); AMNH_BEE (1)
Apidae  Apis mellifera @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Bombus bimaculatus @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Bombus impatiens @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Ceratina calcarata @ AMNH_BEE (6)

Ceratina strenua @ AMNH_BEE (10)

Xylocopa virginica @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Dothioraceae  Plowrightia morbosa @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Glomerella cingulata @ BPI (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Augochlorella aurata @ AMNH_BEE (24)

Halictus confusus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Halictus ligatus @ AMNH_BEE (10)

Lasioglossum foxii @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum leucocomum @ AMNH_BEE (16)

Lasioglossum leucozonium @ AMNH_BEE (9)

Lasioglossum tegulare @ AMNH_BEE (3)
Nectriaceae  Nectria cucurbitula @ BPI (1)
Sclerotiniaceae  Monilia fructigena @ BPI (3)

Sclerotinia cinerea @ BPI (1)

Sclerotinia fructicola @ BPI (1)

Sclerotinia fructigena @ BPI (1)
Taphrinaceae  Taphrina communis @ BPI (3)
Thyreocoridae  Corimelaena pulicaria @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Uropyxidaceae  Tranzschelia discolor @ BPI (1)

Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Prunus maritima Marsh. Beach Plum
Rosaceae — Rose family
Uncommon native
Prunus maritima
April 2008 Prunus maritima
Cape Henlopen State Park
April 2011

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Prunus maritima Marshall
beach plum

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General Information
Symbol: PRMA2
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   N
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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 maritima Marshall – beach plum

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Prunus maritima . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Prunus maritima</i>
Marshall var. <i>
(Small) G.J. Anderson
Prunus maritima var. gravesii
Graves' plum Distribution of <i>
Prunus maritima</i>
Marshall var. <i>
maritima </i>
Prunus maritima var. maritima
beach plum

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.
Maine beach plum Endangered
Maryland beach plum Endangered
Pennsylvania beach plum Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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CT-University of Connecticut Plant Database (PRMA2)
MD-USDI FWS Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat (PRMA2)
ME-Department of Conservation (PRMA2)
MI-Michigan State University Extension (PRMA2)
NY-A New Crop For New Markets (Cornell) (PRMA2)
NY-Herbicide Tolerance For Commercial Cultivation (Cornell) (PRMA2)
RI-Rhode Island Wild Plant Society (PRMA2)
VA-Virginia Tech Dendrology (PRMA2)



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