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A deciduous shrub with a suckering, multi-branching growth habit. Green compound leaves are divided into oval-elliptic leaflets. In summer, lacy white umbrella-shaped flower clusters bloom, followed by heavy clusters of small edible fruits that turn blackish purple when ripe. The nutrient-dense fruit is popularly eaten dried, in herbal medicines, syrup, wine, pie, and jam. Eat raw berries only when they're fully ripe. Flowers are also edible. Attracts birds, wildlife, and pollinators. Native to North America.