ChokecherryPrunus virginiana  


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Description


Chokecherry is a common shrub throughout our region. It grows on a variety of soil types. It develops into a tall shrub on rich, loam soil or in low, moist, sunny situations. On dry, sandy soil, it tends to form a shorter, bushier form. The bright berries are too bitter for people to eat fresh, but they make a delicious jelly. Chokecherry berries are an important wildlife food.

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