Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous, thicket forming shrub, mostly 7-12(20) ft [2-4(6) m] tall. Leaves pubescent below, more cordate and rounded at the base than the Common or Eastern Chokecherry [P. virginiana var. virginiana)]. Fruit black when ripe.
- Sun or partial shade
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Native range from British Columbia southward into northern Mexico, Texas, and California (except the coast and Central Valley) There is some disagreement on this distribution.
- When all three varieties of chokecherry (var. virginiana, var. demissa, var. melanocarpa) are combined in a distribution map, the total native coverage of chokecherry (Pnunus virginiana) includes most of North America
- demissa: drooping
- Dallas, Oregon: Delbert Hunter Arboretum