Amelanchier amabilis

Lovely shadbush is a large suckering shrub that can form thickets. The fruit is used by people and wildlife. Amelanchier species are very hard to distinguish, and other species can be shrub-form, so use a full key to identify. And they hybridize. 

Seedling

typical Amelanchier seedling, species unknown
R. Parker

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
lovely shadbush
Type: 
Native
Shrubs, Trees
Moisture: 
Dry
Moist
Light: 
Sun
Part Sun
Soil: 
Rocky/Stony
Recommended for gardening
Showy fruit

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