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Amelanchier nantucketensis

Amelanchier nantucketensis E.P. Bicknell

Nantucket Serviceberry, Nantucket Shadbush

Rosaceae (Rose family)


USDA Symbol: AMNA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: MA , MD , ME , NJ , NY

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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