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Amelanchier laevis [= Amelanchier arborea]

Allegheny Serviceberry, Juneberry, Shadbush

Scientific Name:

Amelanchier laevis [= Amelanchier arborea]

Genus:

amelanchier

Species Epithet:

laevis

Common Name:

Allegheny Serviceberry, Juneberry, Shadbush

Plant Type

Tree

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Mesic to dry forests, high elevation forests, balds.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

Max Patch

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NCSU Plants


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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