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Indian Plum

Oemleria cerasiformis

Deciduous shrub with leaves that are pale-green and broadly lance-shaped; they smell like cucumber when crushed. The flowers are greenish-white in a somewhat bell-shape that hang in 2-4" clusters from the stem. Indian plum, also known as osoberry, has white flowers that yield small unpalatable purple fruits. Blooms early in the spring (February/March).

$2.00/Bare root

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Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat NotesBottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Oak woodland; Upland Prairie and Oak Savanna
Arboretums
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 2010
Mature Height16’
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Dry to moist soils
Special Uses Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Ornamental.
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