Plum: A Highly Preferred Deer Browse


Plum: A Highly Preferred Deer Browse

Deer Food: Plum (Prunus spp.)

Class: browse; highly preferred by deer

Description: A small tree with an irregular open-crown common on moist soil in forest understory and edges of openings. Plum fruit matures purplish-red in late summer and can be eaten fresh and deer will eat both leaves and fruit during the summer.


Bark is rough and scaly.

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Plum: A Highly Preferred Deer BrowsePlum: A Highly Preferred Deer Browse


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