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7a. Prunus virginiana Linnaeus var. virginiana

Eastern chokecherry, cerisier à grappes or de Virginie

Padus nana (DuRoi) Borkhausen

Leaves: blade usually obovate, sometimes elliptic to ovate, lengths of larger less than 2 times widths. Inflorescences: racemes (18–)40–70(–95) mm. Flowers: hypanthium 1.5–2 mm; sepals 0.7–1 mm; petals (2–)2.5–4 mm.

Flowering Apr–Jun; fruiting Jul–Sep. Stream banks, fencerows, edge of woods, forests, roadsides, hillsides, canyons, thickets; 0–2600 m; St. Pierre and Miquelon; Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.W.T., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask.; Ark., Colo., Conn., Del., D.C., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Wyo.


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