shadbush


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Related to shadbush: serviceberry, Shadbush serviceberry

shad·bush

 (shăd′bo͝osh′)
[From its being in bloom when shad are found in streams.]

shadbush

(ˈʃædˌbʊʃ)
n
(Plants) another name for serviceberry1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shadbush - any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruitshadbush - any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
shadberry, juneberry, saskatoon, serviceberry - edible purple or red berries
Amelanchier, genus Amelanchier - North American deciduous trees or shrubs
alderleaf Juneberry, alder-leaved serviceberry, Amelanchier alnifolia - shrub or small tree of northwestern North America having fragrant creamy white flowers and small waxy purple-red fruits
Amelanchier bartramiana, Bartram Juneberry - open-growing shrub of eastern North America having pure white flowers and small waxy almost black fruits
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Standouts among the trees that put their efforts into showy insect-pollinated flowers include the early-blooming shadbush or serviceberry, the flowering dogwood, redbud, tuliptree and the umbrella magnolia.
Shad are supposed to coordinate with the blooming of the local shadbush, but this year's cold waters delayed their arrival.
It's like blooming shadbush signaling the runs of American shad up East Coast rivers in spring.
In New York, we're familiar with the seasonal parade of nature: shadbush blooming in spring or the crimson tide of maple leaves each autumn.
Messinger and Susan Katz authors; David Kanietakeron Fadden illustrator; WHEN THE SHADBUSH BLOOMS; Tricycle Press (Children's Picture Book) $0.
Some gardeners plant potatoes when flowers appear on the Shadbush (also known as Serviceberry and Juneberry), Saskatoon, Sugarplum or wild plum.