Black Chokeberry

Black Chokeberry

Latin Name: Aronia melanocarpa

Type: Shrub/Vine

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 3-6 feet

Color: White

Bloom Time: June

Description: This small tree is highly adaptable to dry and very moist conditions. It is commom to a multitude of prairie and savanna habitats. Black chokeberry's blooms resemble those of a rose to which it is related. Thornless, this native attracts insects as well as birds and mammals that feast on its black leathery fruit.