EDIBLE Fruit - Tree
This is a mixture of native Missouri plums, which could include - American plum, American wild plum, sandhill plum, Osage plum, river plum, sand cherry, thorn plum, wild yellow plum, red plum, August plum, goose plum, hog plum, and sloe. Plums are thicket-forming trees found statewide. One of the first trees to bloom in the spring. Produces a bright red or yellow edible fruit. Provides excellent food and cover for wildlife. Height at maturity is 25 ft.
This species can be commonly used for windbreaks, erosion control, and wetlands restoration. Wildlife benefits are food and cover. Get more information about Wild Plum
*Information from the Missouri Department of Conservation.