Taxonomy

Prunus domestica | Wild Plum | Baláiste

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Archaeophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Hedges, woods, often near houses

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Woody

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Also known as the Damson. Formerly used as fruit for eating and preserves. Remnants have been found in archaeological remains of ancient Roman camps across Britain. They have been cultivated in the past for centuries.

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