ID Maryland sweet blooming shrub - cherry? (photo)

birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)April 16, 2012

Plant was growing on a steep sandy river bank near Annapolis - upright shrub about four feet high.

White or very pale pink flowers, about 1/2" across, deeper pink stamens, sweet clove scent, a few of last year's fruits hanging on, cherry-like, about 1/4".

Eastern sand cherry is a suggestive name but that seems to be more prostrate, scent isn't mentioned, pink stamens not mentioned, not listed as occurring in MD in websites.

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esh_ga

Perhaps Aronia.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2012 at 2:59PM
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birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

Yes! Thank you!

    Bookmark   April 17, 2012 at 6:12PM
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