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see shadbushshadbush,
or serviceberry,
any species of the genus Amelanchier of the family Rosaceae (rose family), chiefly North American shrubs or trees conspicuous in the early spring for their white blossoms.
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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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virginiana), the Saskatoon serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) and other species of the same genus, the Canadian cherry (P.
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black walnut, walnut, white walnut Other aspen, birch, black gum, black locust, buckeye, cedar, chestnut, coffeetree, cottonwood, dogwood, gum, hemlock, hornbeam, ironwood, locust, mulberry, pepperidge, persimmon, red bud, sassafras, serviceberry, sourwood, trembling aspen, willow Taxonomic grouping Modern species recorded Ash (Fraxinus spp.
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