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Taxon: Amelanchier canadensis (L.) Medik.

Genus: Amelanchier
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 2873
Place of publication: Gesch. Bot. 79. 1793
Name verified on: 25-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Canadian serviceberry   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • eastern shadbush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Amelanchier canadensis var. obovalis]
  • eastern shadbush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Amelanchier canadensis var. canadensis]
  • juneberry   (Source: F Penn ) – English
  • shadbush   (Source: F Penn ) – English
  • snowy-mespilus   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • thicket serviceberry   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • amélanchier du Canada   (Source: F NAmer ) – French   [Amelanchier canadensis var. canadensis]
  • kanadische Felsenbirne   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • kanadensisk häggmispel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:174.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. in press.
  • Frye, C. T. 2006. Morphometric analysis of an Amelanchier (Rosaceae: Maloideae) complex on the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland and eastern Virginia) resolves the taxonomic identities of Amelanchier obovalis and A. canadensis. Sida 22:1027–1043.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Landry, P. 1975. Le concept d'espèce et la taxinomie du genre Amelanchier (Rosacées). Bull. Soc. Bot. France 122:247.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block. 2000. The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Stone, W. 1973. The plants of southern New Jersey.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Amelanchier canadensis (L.) Medik.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?2873 (30 September 2014)

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