General Information
NameSaskatoon berry
Scientific NameAmelanchier alnifolia
DescriptionAmelanchier alnifolia, the saskatoon, Pacific serviceberry, western serviceberry, alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, chuckley pear, or western juneberry, is a shrub with edible berry-like fruit, native to North America from Alaska across most of western Canada and in the western and north-central United States. Historically, it was also called pigeon berry. It grows from sea level in the north of the range, up to 2,600 m (8,530 ft) elevation in California and 3,400 m (11,200 ft) in the Rocky Mountains, and is a common shrub in the forest understory. (Wikipedia)
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Classification
GroupFruits
Sub-GroupBerries
Taxonomy
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ITIS ID25109
Wikipedia IDAmelanchier alnifolia
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