beach plum definition

  • noun:
    • A seacoast shrub (Prunus maritima) into the flower family, indigenous to northeast North America and achieving white plants and delicious, plumlike fruits found in jams, jellies, and pies.
    • A tree, Prunus maritima, bearing tiny plums, discovered across the US Atlantic shore from Maine to Maryland.
    • tiny dark purple fresh fruit utilized especially in jams and pies
    • seacoast shrub of northeastern the united states having showy white flowers and edible purple good fresh fruit

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