OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Amelanchier spicata   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amelanchier stolonifera   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2010)
Amelanchier spicata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-21-005:
Amelanchier spicata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Amelanchier stolonifera

 

COMMON NAME:
Running Serviceberry, Dwarf Serviceberry


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image of Amelanchier spicata, Running Serviceberry, Dwarf Serviceberry

Ron Lance    rwl70_a

June        

Leaves oval to suborbicular. Fruit a berrylike pome, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Amelanchier spicata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amelanchier stolonifera   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2010)
Amelanchier spicata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-21-005:
Amelanchier spicata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Amelanchier stolonifera

 

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70

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry, acidic, rocky or sandy sites, per Weakley's Flora

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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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Red
Pome

 

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