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Amelanchier alnifolia
(saskatoon serviceberry)

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Amelanchier alnifolia (saskatoon serviceberry)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 26 March 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Amelanchier alnifolia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • saskatoon serviceberry
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Fruits
  • Revegetation
  • Shade and shelter
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem.

Preferred Common Name

  • saskatoon serviceberry

International Common Names

  • English: Alderleaf serviceberry; serviceberry (Saskatoon)

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Erlenblaettrige Felsenbirne

EPPO code

  • AMEAL (Amelanchier alnifolia)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rosales
  •                         Family: Rosaceae
  •                             Genus: Amelanchier
  •                                 Species: Amelanchier alnifolia

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Revegetation
  • Shade and shelter

Human food and beverage

  • Fruits

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore