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Service Berries



Slender, pretty trees often cultivated. Leaves simple alternate, deciduous, Flowers white, numerous in racemes. Fruits small berry-like, with 4 to lo-celled core.

The genus Amelanchier occurs in southern Europe , northern Africa, China and Japan, and in southwestern Asia as well as in eastern and western North America. It includes few species, all delicate and pretty in foliage and flower, planted for ornament in many countries. Dwarf varieties are raised for their fruit.

The flowers cover the slender branchlets before the leaves appear. The sweet berries feed the birds. Our Western service-berry has especially large and juicy fruits.

Dwarf June Berry Tree
June Berry Tree
Western Service Berry Tree