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Amelanchier ×intermedia

Amelanchier ×intermedia Spach (pro sp.)

Intermediate Serviceberry, Intermediate Shadbush

Rosaceae (Rose Family)


USDA Symbol: AMIN4

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

Natural hybrid of A. arborea and A. canadensis.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong , Obovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Leaf Base: Cordate , Truncate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 45 feet tall.
Flower: Stamens 20
Fruit: Dark purple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: CT , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NJ , NY , PA , SC , VA , VT
Canada: NB , ON , PE , QC
Native Habitat: Swamps, bogs, thickets, shores.

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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