noun (plural chokeberries)
1A North American shrub of the rose family, with white flowers and red autumn foliage, cultivated as an ornamental.
- Genus Aronia, family Rosaceae
- Other shrubs with showy berries include viburnum species, firethorn, Aucuba japonica, barberry, cotoneaster, chokeberry and Skimmia japonica.
- These included such hardy species as red chokeberry, buttonbush, spicebush and red twig dogwood.
- Shrubs - witch hazel, chokeberry, hydrangea, blueberry, sumac - added to the strange verisimilitude.
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