Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare in GA & NC

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Red/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 sanguinea   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amelanchier sanguinea var. sanguinea   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-21-002:
Amelanchier sanguinea   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Roundleaf Serviceberry, New England Serviceberry


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picture of Amelanchier sanguinea, image of Amelanchier sanguinea

JK Marlow    jkm0502b_23

February    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Twigs with short-pointed buds, scales hairy and rather loosely imbricate, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

picture of Amelanchier sanguinea, image of Amelanchier sanguinea

JK Marlow    jkm140519_018

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

picture of Amelanchier sanguinea, image of Amelanchier sanguinea

JK Marlow    jkm140519_020

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

Leaves coarsely toothed, hairy below when young, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

picture of Amelanchier sanguinea, image of Amelanchier sanguinea

JK Marlow    jkm140519_023

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

picture of Amelanchier sanguinea, image of Amelanchier sanguinea

Ron Lance    rwl_amel_sanguinea

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

Flowers in terminal racemes, appearing before or with the leaves, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

picture of Amelanchier sanguinea, image of Amelanchier sanguinea

JK Marlow    s060725_a

July    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Leaves to 3" long, elliptical to nearly circular, w coarsely serrate margin, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.