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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. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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); ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec] 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, District of Columbia, Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rosaceae&GenusID=Amelanchier&SpeciesID=laevis), Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Woody plants of Maryland. 1972 (WPl Mary)
  3. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  4. Cinq-Mars, L. 1971. Le genre Amelanchier au Québec Naturaliste Canad. 98:337.
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer) in press.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  10. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  11. Landry, P. 1975. Le concept d'espèce et la taxinomie du genre Amelanchier (Rosacées) Bull. Soc. Bot. France 122:247.
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  16. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  17. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  18. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  19. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  21. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104441. Accessed 16 November 2018.