Prunus virginiana
Family: Rosaceae
chokecherry
[Padus virginiana (L.) Mill.]
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Etymology: Prunus: ancient Latin name for the plum
Plants: perennial tree
Conservation Status: Native
- tall shrub or small tree

- branches lacking spines

- pair of glands at top of petiole (base of blade)

- elongate raceme with 12-20 or more flowers

- leaves obovate to lanceolate, widest at or above the middle, dull above

- margins finely serrate - the teeth narrowly acuminate and ascending to spreading

- sepals lined with 10 or more glands 

- leaves usually glabrous below, if hairs, they are whitish or yellowish and conentrated in the axils of the lateral veins (not restricted to the midvein and rust-colored as in P. serotina)

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Janice Stiefel  
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