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Chokecherry Tree

Prunus virginiana


A suckering shrub or small tree that can grow to 16 feet tall. It has oval leaves with coarsely serrated margins. Flowers are produced in racemes in late spring. The fruit is very small (.4 inches) and can be a bright red to black color. It tastes partly bitter and partly sour.


Native to North America. This includes most of the continent except for the far north and south

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Rockland, Idaho, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2015
Submitted on May 1, 2015

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