Small, white, five petaled flowers occur singly or in clusters. Round fruits are about 1 ” around. Both sour and sweet, the fruit can be eaten fresh or made into preserves and wine. Birds also eat the fruit.
|Habitat||A large suckering shrub or small tree with thorny branches. It prefers full sun and is good on open hillside or along stream banks for erosion control.|
|Leaf Description||Leaves are alternate and oval shaped, 2-4 " long. Upper surface is dark green, while the underside is smooth and pale.|
|Soil Type||All Types|