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Amelanchier laevis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Rosaceae
Scientific name  Amelanchier laevis
Rank  Species
Order  Rosales
Genus  Amelanchier
Higher classification  Shadbush
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Similar  Shadbush, Amelanchier lamarckii, Amelanchier arborea, Amelanchier spicata, Amelanchier × grandiflora

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Amelanchier laevis (commonly known as the smooth shadbush or Allegheny serviceberry) is a North American species of trees in the rose family, growing up to 9 metres (30 ft) tall. It is native to eastern Canada and the eastern United States, from Newfoundland west to Ontario, Minnesota, and Iowa, south as far as Georgia and Alabama.


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Amelanchier laevis has stems of 1–15 metres (3 ft 3 in–49 ft 3 in) or 2–17 metres (6 ft 7 in–55 ft 9 in) which are growing in small clumps. Its petioles are 12–25 millimetres (0.47–0.98 in) with green blades which are elliptic and almost ovate. The leaves have 12–17 lateral veins and 6-8 teeth per cm. The fruit, which are pomes, are edible and can be eaten raw or cooked. The fruit has a sweet flavor. The bark can be made into a herbal medicine for expectant mothers. It is a deciduous tree. It is cultivated as an ornamental shrub.

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