Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)

Prunus virginiana

Summary 2

Prunus virginiana, commonly called bitter-berry, chokecherry, Virginia bird cherry and western chokecherry (also black chokecherry for P. virginiana var. demissa), is a species of bird cherry (Prunus subgenus Padus) native to North America; the natural historic range of P. virginiana includes most of Canada (including Northwest Territories but excluding Yukon, Nunavut, and Labrador), most of the United States (including Alaska but excluding some states in the Southeast) and northern Mexico (Sonora, Chihuahua, Baja California, Durango, Zacatecas, Coahuila and Nuevo León).

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Kingsbrae Garden, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/32598399@N00/610088015
  2. Adapted by Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_virginiana

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