Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in NC & SC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in dry to moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White (rarely pinkish)
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
15-20 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Purplish-red
Pome

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Amelanchier arborea   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amelanchier arborea var. arborea   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-21-001a:
Amelanchier arborea var. arborea   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Amelanchier arborea var. alabamensis

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Amelanchier alabamensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Downy Serviceberry, Sarvisberry