1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

Allegheny serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

A small, deciduous, usually multi-trunked understory tree or tall shrub which is native to thickets and open woods in Eastern North America where it typically grows 15-25’. Showy, 5-petaled, slightly fragrant, white flowers in drooping clusters which appear in early spring followed by edible berries loved by birds.

Larval host for the Striped Hairstreak butterfly.

NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE US.