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How to identify wild plums. Prunus americana identification. Wild plums, or american plums, are a tasty wild edible plant. Wild plums are easy to identify, abundant, widespread, and the tree or shrub provides both medicine and serves utility video explains the physical characteristics of wild plums, range, distribution and habitat, and some medicinal and utility uses of wild plum roots were used by native Americans to make a red dye. Wild plum twigs and inner bark were used to treat mouth sores and sore throat. Wild plum rootstocks are used for cultivated plums and the plants prevent soil plum prefers moist ares near water that get a good amount of sunlight and can be found throughout north are two other species of wild plum, beach plum and Canada plum with similar characteristics, all are considered wild edibles and can be distinguished from one another by the features shown in this useful trees and shrubs see mushroom, plant, garden and outdoor photos, field guides I use, identification books, and other interesting stuff visit me on Facebook for watching, commenting, subscribing to, and supporting this channel. If you like this video please give a thumbs up and share it with others. If you have any questions or tips please leave a comment.