Prunus virginiana
Eastern chokecherry

Family: Rose (Rosaceae)

Lifespan: N/A

Height: 6 m

Flower Color: White

Flower Size: 12 mm

Bloom Season: N/A

Fruit: A chokecherry, 6-10 mm in diameter; shiny dark red or blackish skin, juicy, astringent or bitter pulp; large stone

Conditions: Moist soils, especially along streams in mountains, forest borders, clearings and roadsides

Sunlight: Prefers partial shade or partial sun to full sun

Moisture: Moist to wet


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