Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial

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

Common (rare in NC Piedmont)

Look for it in forests, balds, 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:
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 laevis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amelanchier laevis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-21-001b:
Amelanchier arborea var. laevis   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Allegheny Serviceberry, Smooth Serviceberry