Volunteer ID

Asked September 13, 2017, 11:52 AM EDT

Just moved to Carver, and have this volunteer growing in two places. Can you please identify for me?

Carver County Minnesota

1 Response

The volunteer is probably a purple-leafed chokecherry Prunus virginiana "Schubert' sometimes called Canada Red. This ornamental chokecherry has been widely planted and often self seeds.

http://trees.umn.edu/nursery-tour/species/caresech