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Sarah Sunshine Manning

Sarah Sunshine Manning


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Branches, Leaves, Berries

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Branches, Leaves, Berries

The chokecherry tree, prunus virginiana, spans the North American continent, from British Columbia to Newfoundland, and down into the northern half of the United States. It thrives in a variety of soils and elevations. For many Native American tribes, the chokecherry fruit has been a staple food for millennia, the...