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 Changed: 01-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Canadian serviceberry  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • juneberry  (Source: F Penn) - English
  • shadbush  (Source: F Penn) - English
  • snowy-mespilus  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • thicket serviceberry  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • kanadische Felsenbirne  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • kanadensisk häggmispel  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Nova Scotia, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Delaware, - District of Columbia, - Georgia, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. 1993-1997 (Atlas Tenn)
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:174.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) in press.
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • 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 Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Landry, P. 1975. Le concept d'espèce et la taxinomie du genre Amelanchier (Rosacées) Bull. Soc. Bot. France 122:247.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. 1999 (F NE US)
  • Mitchell, R. S., ed. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458. 1986 (L New York)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. 2000 (F Penn)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Stone, W. The plants of southern New Jersey. 1973 (F SNJersey)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image