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Amelanchier bartramiana (Oblongfruit serviceberry)
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Amelanchier bartramiana

Amelanchier bartramiana (Tausch) M. Roem.

Oblongfruit Serviceberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Amelanchier oligocarpa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong , Obovate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall, often much shorter.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NY , PA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC
Native Habitat: Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen,Lakeshores

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amelanchier bartramiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amelanchier bartramiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amelanchier bartramiana


Record Modified: 2022-09-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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