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Shrub Species of the Serviceberry (Amelanchier) Genus

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Serviceberry (Amelanchier utahensis)
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A list of all the species of Serviceberry (Amelanchier) shrubs.
Amelanchier species are all deciduous and grow to a mature height of 0.2m and - 20 m tall.
Serviceberry species grow as a typical shrub formation from many stems suckering from the parent plant forming loose colonies or as a single stemmed shrub.

The flowers have five white linear to orbiculate petals. Some species have pale pink, yellow, or streaked with red petals. All Amelanchier species flower in early spring producing a berry-like pome, first red then turning purple then to nearly black at maturity in summer. The fruits can be sweet to insipid depending on species.
Most species have smooth gray bark, a few have brown.

Facts about the Amelanchier Genus of Shrubs;
  • Genus Scientific Name = Amelanchier
  • Genus Common Names = Serviceberry, Sarvisberry, Juneberry, Hadbush, Shadwood, Shadblow, Sugarplum, Wild-plum, Chuckley pear.
  • Number of Taxa in the Amelanchier Genus = 21


List of Serviceberry Shrubs, Amelanchier Genus - All known species, taxa on Earth, organized by scientific Latin botanical name first and common names second.

Botanical, Latin, Scientific Shrub Name Common Shrub Name Coldest Zone Warmest Zone
Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon Serviceberry 2 7
Amelanchier alnifolia var. cusickii Cusick's Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier arborea Common Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier arborea var. alabamensis Alabama Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier arborea var. austromontana Downy Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier bartramiana Oblongfruit Serviceberry, Mountain Juneberry,
Bartram's Chuckley-pear
3 8
Amelanchier canadensis Canadian Serviceberry 3 7
Amelanchier humilis Low Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier interior Pacific Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier laevis Wiegand Allegheny Serviceberry 3 8
Amelanchier nantucketensis Nantucket Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier obovalis Coastal Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier pallida Pale Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier pumila Dwarf Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier sanguinea Roundleaf Serviceberry 4 9
Amelanchier sanguinea var. gaspensis Gasp � Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier stolonifera Running Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier utahensis Utah Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier utahensis var. covillei Coville's Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier utahensis var. utahensis Utah Serviceberry ? ?
Amelanchier � grandiflora Apple Serviceberry 4 8



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