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Amelanchier sanguinea var. sanguinea

Amelanchier sanguinea (Pursh) DC. var. sanguinea

Roundleaf Serviceberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Amelanchier amabilis, Amelanchier grandiflora, Amelanchier huronensis, Amelanchier sanguinea var. grandiflora


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblong , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Leaf Base: Cordate , Cuneate , Rounded
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: CT , GA , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry


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.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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