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Plum Pocket Gall Fungus

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A sac fungus, Taphrina prunisubcordata, induces “plum pockets” or “plum bladders” in Sierra plums (Prunus subcordata). The infected fruits expand and elongate into large, soft, light green, hollow “bags” that are round or potato shaped. The plum pocket surfaces are … Continue reading

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Sierra Plum

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Sierra plum (Prunus subcordata) varies regionally. Some plants have yellow, sweet fruit while other Sierra plum fruits are red and bitter. Some taxonomists describe the many variations as subspecies or varieties, while others simply categorize all the different forms as … Continue reading

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