genus Amelanchier


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Noun1.genus Amelanchier - North American deciduous trees or shrubsgenus Amelanchier - North American deciduous trees or shrubs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
Juneberry, serviceberry, shadblow, shadbush, service tree - any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
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Serviceberry, also known in this area as Shadblow, Shadbush or Juneberry, is a member of the genus Amelanchier. Chiefly a native of the U.S., they (there are several species and cultivars) are not fussy trees as to their habitat, as they are found growing from dry-exposed hillsides to the edges of swamps and borders of streams from southern Canada to Florida.
Saskatoons derive their appellation from the Cree Indian name "missaskquatoomin." Also called service berry, shad-berry, juneberry, and sometimes saskatoon blueberry, they grow wild and are one of the 13 species found in Canada of the genus amelanchier. A favorite food of birds, bears and other animals, they are commonly found in the bluffs, coulees and open woodlands throughout North America.
Serviceberry, also known in this area as Shadblow, Shadbush, or Juneberry, is a member of the genus Amelanchier. Chiefly a native of the U.S., they (for there are several species and cultivars) are not fussy trees as to their habitat as they are found growing from dry-exposed hillsides to the edges of swamps and borders of streams from southern Canada to Florida.