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

 
Genus: Amelanchier
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 316227
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territories, Yukon]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • 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]


Reference:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. in press. URL: http://sbe.umaine.edu/amelanchier/?page_id=134 target='_blank'

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.
  • 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?id=316227. Accessed 15 September 2019.