[The Rose Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Serviceberries West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Amelanchier

Cusick's Serviceberry, Western Serviceberry: Amelanchier alnifolia var. cusickii (Synonyms: Amelanchier cusickii, Amelanchier florida var. cusickii)

A close-up of the flower of Cusick's serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia var. cusickii) with its extra long petals quite evident in this photo.

Saskatoon Serviceberry, Western Serviceberry: Amelanchier alnifolia var. alnifolia - Shrub or tree to 25 feet tall. White flowers with 5 thin, twisted petals are clustered in groups of 3 to 6. The flower clusters are frequently found arising from the stems where the oval leaves also arise. The flowers often stand up above the stems while the leaves hang down. The oval leaves only have teeth at the rounded tip.

Cusick's Serviceberry, Western Serviceberry: Amelanchier alnifolia var. cusickii (Synonyms: Amelanchier cusickii, Amelanchier florida var. cusickii) -

Western Serviceberry: Amelanchier alnifolia var. humptulipensis (Synonym: Amelanchier florida var. humptulipensis) -

Pacific Serviceberry: Amelachier alnifolia var. semiintegrifolia (Synonym: Amelanchier florida var. florida) -

Pale Serviceberry: Amelanchier pallida (Synonyms: Amelanchier florida var. gracilis, Amelanchier gracilis) -

Utah Serviceberry: Amelanchier utahensis (Synonyms: Amelanchier utahensis var. utahensis, Amelanchier utahensis ssp. utahensis) -


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