Amelanchier sanguinea

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Amelanchier sanguinea
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Amelanchier
Species: A. sanguinea
Binomial name
Amelanchier sanguinea
(Pursh) DC.
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Natural range of Amelanchier sanguinea

Amelanchier sanguinea, known as red-twigged shadbush or roundleaf serviceberry, is a shrub native to eastern North America. It can grow up to 3 metres (9.8 ft) tall, and has edible sweet-flavored fruits that are red when young and become purple or dark-blue when they ripen. Like all Amelanchier fruit, these resemble a berry, but are actually pomes.

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