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Taxon: Amelanchier laevis Wiegand

 
Genus: Amelanchier
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 104441
Place of publication: Rhodora 14:154. 1912
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Allegheny serviceberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • smooth shadbush  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • amélanchier glabre  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • kopparhäggmispel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Delaware, Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland
  3. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist
  4. Cinq-Mars, L. 1971. Le genre Amelanchier au Québec. Naturaliste Canad. 98:337.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. in press. URL: http://sbe.umaine.edu/amelanchier/?page_id=24 target='_blank'
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  11. Landry, P. 1975. Le concept d'espèce et la taxinomie du genre Amelanchier (Rosacées). Bull. Soc. Bot. France 122:247. Note: = Amelanchier arborea subsp. laevis
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: = Amelanchier arborea (F. Michx.) Fernald
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Amelanchier arborea (F. Michx.) Fernald
  16. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  17. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: = Amelanchier arborea var. laevis (Wieg.) Ahles
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  19. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  21. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  22. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rosaceae&GenusID=Amelanchier&SpeciesID=laevis target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Amelanchier laevis Wiegand :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Amelanchier laevis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?104441. Accessed 18 November 2019.