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Aronia prunifolia

Family:Rosaceae
Species:Aronia prunifolia (Marshall) Rehder
Common Name:purple chokeberry
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree, Shrub
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:Robertson et al. (1991) lump Photinia and Aronia together under the genus Photinia stating that the flowers and fruits are "indistinguishable". Kalkman (2004) agreed with Robertson et al.’s (1991) taxonomy (albeit uneasily and called for a "badly needed" worldwide monograph) but showed that if this taxonomy is followed, Aronia is the older name and therefore has priority. Since Kalkman’s (2004) publication an overview of the phylogeny of the Rosaceae was undertaken based on molecular work (Potter et al. 2007). The latter study found Aronia and Photinia to be distinct. Following the taxonomy of Potter et al. (2007) or Kalkman (2004), Aronia becomes the name for our native species. Nesom and Gandhi (2009) demonstrate that there are some issues related to the typification of the genus Photinia and propose conserving the name based on an Asian species P. glabra (Thunb.) Franch. & Sav. This proposal does not impact the names of our native taxa.
Status:Native, S4? (State Rank), G4G5Q (Global Rank), CoC: 7
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

SupraordinalEudicots
Order Rosales
FamilyRosaceae
Genus Aronia
Species Aronia prunifolia (Marshall) Rehder - purple chokeberry

Citation

Citation Aronia prunifolia (Marshall) Rehder
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Allegany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Bronx  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Chemung  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Delaware  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Erie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Essex1919 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Aronia prunifolia
Werier (2017) voucher!; A.H. Wright 12146 3/6/2018 - David Werier
Greene  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Herkimer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Monroe  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Nassau1987 OBPF – Log_num: RZ2627
Herbarium Name Used: Aronia prunifolia
   
Nassau1994 OBPF – Log_num: 6525
Herbarium Name Used: Aronia prunifolia
   
Nassau1896 BKL – BKL00072454
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1923 BKL – BKL00072425
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1918 BKL – BKL00072449
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1899 BKL – BKL00072466
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau2008 BKL – BKL00091262
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1899 BKL – BKL00072394
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1896 BKL – BKL00072396
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1919 BKL – BKL00072447
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1902 BKL – BKL00072403
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Niagara  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Orange2002 BKL – BKL00022950
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00072423
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Otsego1978 SUCO
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  5/22/2008 - Connie Tedesco
Putnam  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Richmond  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Richmond1896 BKL – BKL00072470
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1896 BKL – BKL00072456
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1995 BKL – BKL00086188
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Schenectady  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Suffolk  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Suffolk1971 OBPF – Log_num: 10622
Herbarium Name Used: Aronia prunifolia
   
Suffolk1989 OBPF – Log_num: LIL138
Herbarium Name Used: Aronia prunifolia
   
Suffolk1992 OBPF – Log_num: 6836A
Herbarium Name Used: Aronia prunifolia
   
Suffolk1999 BKL – BKL00011274
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1935 BKL – BKL00072401
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1929 BKL – BKL00072452
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL – BKL00023021
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1999 BKL – BKL00011282
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL – BKL00072468
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL – BKL00072478
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1909 BKL – BKL00072481
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1978 BKL – BKL00072397
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1915 BKL – BKL00072443
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1928 BKL – BKL00072395
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL – BKL00072450
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2000 BKL – BKL00012928
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1999 BKL – BKL00072426
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1995 BKL – BKL00066170
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1995 BKL – BKL00066171
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1998 BKL – BKL00006656
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1998 BKL – BKL00006641
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL – BKL00023059
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1935 BKL – BKL00072445
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Tompkins  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Ulster  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Warren  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Aronia floribunda
   
Westchester2001 BKL – BKL00018079
Herbarium Name Used: Photinia floribunda
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Aronia atropurpurea Aronia atropurpurea Britton   
Aronia floribunda Aronia floribunda (Lindl.) Sweet   
Photinia floribunda Photinia floribunda (Lindl.) K.R. Robertson & J.B. Phipps   
Pyrus floribunda Pyrus floribunda Lindl.