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Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roemer

12 photos.
A small shrub known as the "service berry", "Saskatoon berry", "June berry", "western shadbush"
or "shadblow".

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 25109

1.  Late May.  Blossoms with leaves.








2.  Late May.  Closer view of Blossoms
and leaves in photo 1.  Note hairs on leaf
margins and the 8-legged critter on the leaf.

3.  Late May.  Close-up from a different angle.

4.  Probably late June.  Berries and leaves.

5.  May 20, 2009.  A branch in bud.

6.  May 20, 2009.  Side view of the
branch in photo 1.

7.  May 30, 2009.  A branch in bloom.

8.  May 30, 2009.  A group of shrubs
in bloom.

9.  June 6, 2009.  A branch with dried

10.  June 22, 2009.  Developing berries
at the end of a branch.

11.  July 22, 2009.  Two ripe berries
along with three berries which failed
to develop,

12.  July 22, 2009.  Several berries at various
stages of development.

All photos taken above Circle
Hot Springs
65°  29.00' N,  144° 38.65' W
Elev. 950 ft.