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.

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serviceberry buds

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serviceberry flowers

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serviceberry plant

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Pacific serviceberry

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serviceberry

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  • serviceberry buds
  • serviceberry flowers
  • serviceberry plant
  • Pacific serviceberry
  • serviceberry

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Mature Height:
10-25’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Dry to moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental.