|5′ to 12′ tall||Zones: hardy zone 4, warmer parts of 3|
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A shrub or rarely a small tree spreading by stolons. Occurs in rich soil and is scattered in bottomlands and uplands along streams, fence rows and low places. Stems have a thin woody layer and large white pith. Older stems are reddish to gray with small warty protuberances. Various parts of the plant have many domestic uses. The fruit is eaten by several bird and mammal species. The fruit also makes excellent wine and jelly.