Field NameField Value
abundanceNot common
common_nameChokeberry
flower_colorwhite
flowering_monthsMay, June
genusPhotinia
habitatRoadsides and thickets
leaf_arrangementalternate
leaf_formSimple
ripe_fruit_colorBlue
scientific_namePhotinia melanocarpa
speciesmelanocarpa
textDelicate white blossoms, red stamens and dark fruit. Withered fruit frequently attached into the winter. Terminal buds bright red. Not common on Plum Island.
thorns_presentno
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fruit

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