The undeveloped shoreline at Fort Yargo State Park is lined with a variety of shrubs. Alders are the most common, followed by Elliott’s Blueberry. Some Chokeberry (Photinia pyrifolia) bushes grow along segment 2. I've seen them when I've been rowing but couldn't get close enough to photograph them while the water level was at its normal level. Although most of these were cut down to provide natural fish attractors in the lake, one remained.
Fully opened flowers The Chokeberry is native to the eastern United States and Canada.
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- United States Department of Agriculture Plants Database: Photinia pyrifolia (Red Chokeberry)
- Southeastern Flora: Chokeberry (Photinia pyrifolia)
- 2010: Year Of The Wildflower