Plant ID forum: Can anyone help me ID this Shrub?

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Pattyber
Jun 3, 2017 8:30 PM CST
Found chopped up in a park in Ontario, Canada. Never seen this before and can't seem to find anyone that has. Please help!
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dyzzypyxxy
Jun 3, 2017 9:05 PM CST
They look like either plum or crabapple blossoms to me. Are you sure it is, or was a shrub?

You mean somebody chopped down a shrub that was growing in the park, or threw their pruning trash in the park from somewhere else? Either way, not a nice thing to do.
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Pattyber
Jun 3, 2017 9:27 PM CST
I also thought plum blossom but the leaves are throwing us off. Not sure about the shrub/tree question as it was a stack of "pruning trash" and couldn't see where it could have come from (or why). Very nice foliage, would love to be able to add this to the yard.
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dyzzypyxxy
Jun 3, 2017 9:35 PM CST
Do the flowers have any scent? It looks a little bit like mock orange, too. Leaves are not quite, but the flowers are very similar.
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Calif_Sue
Jun 4, 2017 2:04 AM CST

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islander
Jun 4, 2017 3:29 AM CST
Crataegus crus-galli?
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Calif_Sue
Jun 4, 2017 7:03 AM CST

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No not mock orange, leaves are wrong.
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sooby
Jun 4, 2017 7:49 AM CST
islander said:Crataegus crus-galli?


My first thought was hawthorn too (the number of petals are wrong for mock orange). Dotted hawthorn also grows in Ontario, but there's no picture of the flowers in the NGA database so here's one from Google.

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Pattyber, would you mind telling us which park in Ontario, or roughly which area it is in? It could make a difference as to what grows there, a number of plants grow in SW Ontario that would not grow somewhere like, for example, Algonquin Park.


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plantladylin
Jun 4, 2017 8:11 AM CST
Could it be a variety of Chokeberry?


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sooby
Jun 4, 2017 8:59 AM CST
plantladylin said:Could it be a variety of Chokeberry?


The flowers are close but the leaves don't look as toothy as the ID plant to me.

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