Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Earlier classified as Photinia melanocarpa, this attractive native is often found in bogs, swamps, and moist thickets. Although edible, the fruits’ acerbic taste often causes choking – hence the common name. However, its red coloring and healthy nutrients make it useful in food processing.
Print Version: Aronia melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry)
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets