Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana

This small tree is native to North America. Its dark red fruits contain high concentrations of antioxidant compounds. The leaves of this species are toxic to some animals (e.g., moose, cattle, and deer).
Habitat:
Grows in a wide variety of habitats.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous small tree, growing to 7.5 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Late spring to early summer.
Longevity:
Short-lived.
Presence in US:
AK AR AZ CA CO CT DC DE GA IA ID IL IN KS KY MA MD ME MI MN MO MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SD TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV WY
Presence in Canada:
AB BC MB NB NL NT NS ON PE QC SK