Aronia arbutifolia -- Red Chokeberry


Other names: Photinia pyrifolia

[1] Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913.  
An illustrated flora of the northern United States, 
Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols.
 Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 290.

[1] Jeff McMillian @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

[1] James H. Miller @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database /
 James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005.  
Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses.
University of Georgia Press., Athens.


Native to North America. Very rare in Michigan. According to Michigan Flora, this species was recorded in Kent County, Michigan in 2011.

Flowering dates: April through July

Fruit ripening dates: September through November


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