Aronia arbutifolia (L.) Elliott

Red Chokeberry

A shrub to 3 m or so tall. Leaves 5-6 cm long, 2-4 cm wide, pointed, felted below. Flower cluster of about 10-20 flowers; spring. Petals pink or white. Fruit ovoid, 0.5-1 cm wide, red.

E North America.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Aronia Medik.