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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Rosales

Familia: Rosaceae
Subfamilia: Amygdaloideae
Tribus: Amygdaleae
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: P. subg. Prunus
Sectio: P. sect. Emplectocladus
Species: Prunus havardii

Prunus havardii (W.Wight) S.C.Mason

Journal of Agricultural Research. Department of Agriculture. Washington, DC 1:153,176. 1913 "harvardii"
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Prunus havardii, called Havard's wild almond[3] or Havard's plum, is a rare North American species of shrub tree native to western Texas in the United States and to northern Chihuahua across the Río Grande in Mexico.[4] It is in the genus Prunus in the rose family, Rosaceae.[5][6]

Its height is about 1.5 metres (5 feet). It has white flowers and stiff spiny branches.[7]

Frequently misspelled as Prunus harvardii


Pollard, R.P., Rhodes, L. & Maxted, N. 2016. Prunus harvardii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T50458195A50673974. Downloaded on 28 August 2021.
Tropicos, Prunus havardii (W. Wight) S.C. Mason
Mason, S.C. (1913-11-10). "The pubescent-fruited species of Prunus of the southwestern states". Journal of Agricultural Research. 1 (2): 147–177.
Powell, A. Michael (1998). Trees & Shrubs of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. p. 150. ISBN 0-292-76579-7.
"Prunus havardii". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved February 4, 2014.
"USDA Plants Database".
"Harvard Plum". Texas A&M University. Retrieved February 4, 2014.

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