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Plant Details

Amelanchier obovalis

Coastal Plain Serviceberry

Scientific Name:

Amelanchier obovalis

Common Name:

Coastal Plain Serviceberry

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

2 - 5

Light:

sun, part-shade

Soil Moisture:

mesic(*)

Bloom Area:

Coast

Flowers

Coastal Plain Serviceberry is a low shrub, spreading from the roots, that is common in coastal pocosins and pine savannas. It blooms early, before the leaves are out.

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Paynter, Wilmington, March 2012

Berries

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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