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Prunus virginiana
Black Chokecherry; Common Chokecherry; Western Chokecherry; Chokecherry; chapulin

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DERIVATION
virginiana -  from Virginia (U.S.)
FAMILY Rosaceae (Rose Family)  Other Plants in the Rose Family
HABIT Shrub/tree | Tree
GROWTH FORM Upright
RANGE North America
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
FLOWERS White (White, in a loose terminal raceme (3 to 6 inches long), appearing after leaves from May to June)
FRUIT Red;purple
STEM COLOR Gray
HARDINESS USDA Zone 3 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL Except for heavy clay, is adapted to a wide range of soil textures, but most sites are characterized by silty or sandy soils with good depth, fertility, and drainage.
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
COMMON NAME(S) Black Chokecherry | Common Chokecherry | Western Chokecherry | Chokecherry | Chapulin
Location Map for Prunus virginiana (Black Chokecherry; Common Chokecherry; Western Chokecherry; Chokecherry; chapulin) - 3 Map Locations Found
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Year Location
No
Map
960205*1 1996 Non
Public
001200*1 2000 Sacred Earth
033463*2 2003 Gates Montane Garden
140169*1 2014 Chatfield Sinnamon Visitor Center
No
Map
181225*1 2018 Non
Public

 

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