Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott image
Photographer: Joanne Kline           

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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Rosaceae
Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott
black chokeberry
Aronia: modified from Aria, beam-tree of Europe
melanocarpa: melas for "dark;" carpos for "fruit"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial shrub

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Aronia list Google- Images or Text
Aronia arbutifolia (L.) Elliott var. nigra (Willd.) F.Seym.
Aronia nigra (Willd.) Koehne
Photinia melanocarpa (Michx.) K.R.Robertson & J.B.Phipps
Pyrus arbutifolia (L.f.) Pers. var. nigra Willd.
Pyrus melanocarpa (Michx.) Willd.
Sorbus melanocarpa (Michx.) Heynh.

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