Taxon: Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem. var. alnifolia

 
Genus: Amelanchier
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 316227
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • alder-leaf shadbush  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • saskatoon  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • saskatoon serviceberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • saskatoon-berry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • amélanchier à feuilles d'aulne  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F NAmer)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia

References:

  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) in press.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem. var. alnifolia :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Amelanchier alnifolia var. alnifolia 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.