Calflora
Taxon  Report   6897    
Prunus subcordata  Benth.
Klamath plum,  Sierra plum
Prunus subcordata
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Prunus subcordata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Prunus subcordata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Prunus subcordata, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Prunus subcordata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Prunus subcordata var. kelloggii
ICPN: Prunus subcordata var. rubicunda
More information about  Prunus subcordata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRSU2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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