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chokecherry

prunusvirginiana.
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Whether it's a creek bottom overhung with chokecherries in the West or a ridgeline dotted with mast-bearing oaks in the East, discovering and stalking bears occupied by the autumn harvest is a proven route to a no-bait bruin.
It was a family tradition to go on many outings where we went berry-picking for saskatoons, chokecherries, bull berries, and strawberries.
They would collect my saskatoons, chokecherries and raspberries and I would be able to harvest from their apples and plums which abutted my home.
Ignoring the distant and off-limits herds for the moment, Jim led us along the rim of a high plateau, north toward high country, wending through dwarf oaks and chokecherries.
With fingers stained purple from the sweet juice of Saskatoon berries and chokecherries, the children gather around the evening fire to hear stories of the old days and learn from their Elders.
Listen, when the chokecherries ripen, you'll hear me call.
Shrubs: viburnums, high-bush cranberry, elderberry, spicebush, chokeberry or chokecherries, serviceberry, coralberry, hawthorns, wild rose, sassafras, inkberry (winterberry).
The chokecherries along our valley still bear a bright fruit.
Pierre, Wells, Maine, remembers jellies made with chokecherries and elderberries, and hopes someone has recipes.
I also garden, scrounge apples, plums, chokecherries, etc.
As she ate them, she said, "So these are chokecherries.
In the fall, we would all go to the woods to pick June berries, raspberries, chokecherries, gooseberries and a wagonload of fall nuts.