Amelanchier amabilis Wiegand
  • Lovely shadbush, amélanchier gracieux


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Amelanchier amabilis Wiegand. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001009449. Accessed on: 04 Jun 2020'

General Information

Shrubs, 1–5 m. Stems 1–20, forming colonies. Leaves fully unfolded; petiole (9–)12.1–19.9(–28) mm; blade ovate-oval, (33–)41–58(–72) × (24–)30–46(–57) mm, base rounded to subcordate, each margin with (2–)6–10(–15) teeth on proximal 1/2 and (1 or)3 or 4(or 5) teeth in distalmost cm, largest teeth more than 1 mm, apex subacute, abaxial surface densely (moderately) hairy by flowering, sparsely (moderately) hairy (or glabrous) later, adaxial sparsely hairy (or glabrous) later. Inflorescences (4 or)5–8(–11)-flowered, (26–)38–57(–75) mm. Pedicels: (0 or)1 or 2(or 3) subtended by a leaf, proximalmost (9–)18–26(–33) mm. Flowers: sepals spreading to recurved after flowering, (2.4–)3.5–4.9(–6.5) mm; petals linear to narrowly spatulate, (15–)16.6–19.7(–22) × (4–)5.3–7.3(–8.6) mm; stamens (17–)19–21(–23); styles (3–)5, (2.3–)2.8–3.6(–4.2) mm; ovary apex densely hairy. Pomes dark purple or almost black, 10 mm diam. 2n = 4x.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Lovely shadbush, amélanchier gracieux

     Information From

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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    Rosaceae
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