amelanchier canadensis

(redirected from Canadian serviceberry)
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Small shrubby tree up to 24 ft (8m) with berries that look and taste very much like blueberries. Lewis and Clark lived off juneberries when they travelled across and discovered America. Already ripe in the spring. They require no care to grow. Taste best fresh and raw. Leaves look like apple leaves. Small white apple-like 5-petal flowers that look like little white airplane propellers.
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Chionaspis salicis has been collected from bark and leaves of several ornamental trees including Canadian serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis L.
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