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Amelanchier alnifolia

Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia)Amelanchier alnifolia
Common Names saskatoon, serviceberry
Family Rose
Flower Color White
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description 5 petals.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No

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The following 4 images are all from the same Serviceberry bush at Lookout Mountain:

Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia)


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Serviceberry berries were used as food by native Americans. The berry was also mixed with meat as a preservative. Berry taste and quality varies greatly by location.


For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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