Also called:

Part of rose  family Rosaceae in order Rosales.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada Great Lakes;  and 🇺🇸 USA Great Lakes, East and South.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Amelanchier hosts caterpillars of 115 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

In 🇺🇸 USA Midwest and 🗻︎ mountain states, provides spring flowers, summer shade and cooling, fall foliage color and edible fruits for humans;  cover for wildlife, nest sites for 🐦︎ birds, and food for 🐦︎ birds, 🐟︎ 🐢︎🐇︎ animals, 🐝︎ pollinators and 🐞︎🐛︎🐜︎🐝︎ insects.   Planting info (SW Michigan) (.pdf)

🚼︎ For kids!  This plant described in a USDA Forest Service celebrating wildflowers coloring page (colors).

Learn more about serviceberry Amelanchier arborea

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