Amelanchier bartramiana (Tausch) M.Roem.
  • Familiarum naturalium regni vegetabilis synopses monographicae 3, Rosiflorae
  • Mountain shadbush or serviceberry, amélanchier de Bartram

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General Information

Shrubs, 0.3–2.5(–5) m. Stems 1–50, fastigiate, suckering and forming ± dense colonies. Leaves half-unfolded; petiole (2–)4.5–10.5(–25) mm; blade narrowly elliptic-oval to oblong to broadly oval, (26–)37–51(–74) × (12–)20–29(–48) mm, base usually cuneate, each margin (2–)8–14(–27) teeth on proximal 1/2 and (2–)7–12(–21) teeth in distalmost cm, largest teeth less than 1 mm, apex acute to rounded, abaxial surface sparsely (moderately) hairy (or glabrous) by flowering, glabrous or sparsely hairy later, adaxial glabrous (or sparsely hairy) later. Inflorescences (1 or)2 or 3(or 4)-flowered, (6–)13–25(–38) mm. Pedicels: (0 or)1(–3) subtended by a leaf, proximalmost (4–)11–21(–35) mm. Flowers: sepals ascending to recurved after flowering, (1.7–)2.7–3.9(–6) mm; petals oblong-oval to broadly elliptic, (5.5–)7.1–8.7(–16.9) × (2.6–)3.9–5.3(–7) mm; stamens (8–)18–21(–25); styles (3 or)4 or 5, (2.7–)3.8–5.2(–6.1) mm; ovary apex densely hairy (or glabrous). Pomes dark purple, ?pear-shaped?, 10–15 mm diam. 2n = 2x, 3x, 4x.

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    "Shrub to 2 m, often in clumps; lvs imbricate in bud, short-petiolate, oblong-elliptic or somewhat obovate, often mucronate, tapering to the base, sharply serrate, glabrous, ± coppery when young but less so than in no. 9 [Amelanchier laevis Wiegand]; petiole 3–10(–15) mm; fls solitary or more often 2–4(5) together on glabrous pedicels 1–3 cm, 1 terminal, the others from adjacent lf-axils; sep triangular-acuminate, ascending or spreading, persistently tomentose on the upper side; pet elliptic, 6–10 mm, often more than half as wide; ovary densely tomentose at the summit, tapering into the styles; fr dark purple, 1 cm, longer than thick, often some of the seeds abortive; sexual. Moist woods, swamps, and streambanks; Lab. to James Bay and Man., s. to N. Engl., n. Mich., and n. Minn., and at higher altitudes in the mts. to Pa. and W.Va. May–Aug."

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    Other Local Names

    Mountain shadbush or serviceberry, amélanchier de Bartram


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