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Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa (Black chokecherry)
Glase, Terry

Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa

Prunus virginiana L. var. melanocarpa (A. Nelson) Sarg.

Black Chokecherry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Padus melanocarpa, Padus virginiana ssp. melanocarpa, Prunus melanocarpa, Prunus virginiana ssp. melanocarpa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green


USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , KS , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , SK

Additional resources

USDA: Find Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa


Record Modified: 2013-12-14
Research By: JAM

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