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1. Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Aronia in the rose family, native to eastern North America and having clusters of white or pinkish flowers and small red or black applelike fruit. Chokeberries are sometimes classified in the genus Photinia.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

[From its bitter fruit.]


(ˈtʃəʊkbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any of various North American rosaceous shrubs of the genus Aronia
2. (Plants) the red or purple bitter fruit of any of these shrubs


(ˈtʃoʊkˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. any of several North American shrubs belonging to the genus Aronia, of the rose family.
2. their red, purple, or black berry.
[1770–80, Amer.]
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Maitullina, selected by Michurin, with is commonly wrongly named as Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.
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Antihyperlipidemic effect of Aronia melanocarpa fruit juice in rats fed a high-cholesterol diet.
Common woody species encountered were Spiraea tomentosa (hardhack), Rubus hispidus (swampy dewberry), and Aronia melanocarpa (black chokeberry).
For many years, the violet-black berries of Aronia melanocarpa were virtually unknown in large parts of Europe.
5-9 Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 5-7 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 3-8 Bumald spiraea Spiraea x bumalda 3-8 Burkwood viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii 5-8 Bush cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 2-6 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 5-11 Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus 4-9 Chenault coralberry Symphoricarpos x 4-7 chenaultii Chengtu lilac Syringa swenginzowii 5-6 Common box Buxus sempervirens 5-8 Common flowering Chaenomeles speciose 4-8 quince Common lilac Syringa vulgaris 3-7 Common mock orange Philadelphus coronarius 4-8 Common ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 2-7 Common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus 3-7 Common winterberry Ilex verticillata 3-9 Doublefile viburnum Viburnum plicatum var.
magellanicum, Chamaedaphne calyculata, Scirpus cyperinus, Rubus hispidus, Vaccinium corymbosum, Aronia melanocarpa and Cephalanthus occidentalis.
Aronia melanocarpa is a shrub of North American origin, also cultivated in Central and Eastern Europe.
Common name Scientific name N American elderberry Sambucus canadensis 15 American hazelnut Corylus americana 16 American plum Prunus americana 28 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 10 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 27 Common Prunus virginiana 10 chokecherry Eastern redbud Cercis canadensis 15 Flowering dogwood Cornus florida 16 Gray dogwood Cornus racemosa 14 Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 10 Pawpaw Asimina triloba 20 Silky dogwood Cornus amomum 19 Washington Crataegus phaenopyrum 16 hawthorn