Choke cherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)
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Latin (scientific) name: Prunus virginiana var. virginiana
Common English name: Choke cherry
Other names: Eastern choke cherry
French name: Cerisier de Virginie
Grows best on moist soils along fencerows and streams, on cleared land, and in wooded areas.
This species is transcontinental other than coastal British Columbia.
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.