Other common names:
Common Shadbush, Downy Juneberry, Juneberry, Serviceberry, Shadbush|
Other scientific names:
Rose Family (Rosaceae)
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
Spring; White; 5 parts (petals)
Alternate, Simple, Toothed
Bark is often lightly streaked.
Forests, Fields and Open Areas; Open forests, open areas.
The ripe berries are edible.
Shrubs of Ontario: 157
Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 314
Origin and Meaning of Names:
Scientific Name: arborea: of trees
Great Americans: Serviceberry (Shadbush), from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
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