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Pacific Serviceberry | Amelanchier alnifolia

Smooth stems and grey bark. The leaves are oval shaped, mostly smooth but toothed at the end. The white flowers are large and showy and grow in clusters of 3-20. The berry-like pomes are dull red but become purple-black and are sweet and edible. This plant is an important wildlife species.


Plant Details

HabitatsRiparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Mature Height10-25’
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil ToleranceDry to moist soils
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental.