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Choke Cherry [Prunus virginiana]

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Common Name: Choke Cherry
Scientic Name: Prunus virginiana
Colors: White
Months Appearing: May

A shrub up to 20 feet tall. Native.

Leaves are oval with serrated edges

Flowers in long racemes after leaves emerge.

Along the White Pine Trail State Park, north of Big Rapids, Michigan. 5/18, 3832, 3833