American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The shadbush or one of its fruit.
- n. A genus (Amelanchier) of about 25 species of small deciduous trees and large shrubs in the family Rosaceae.
- n. the berry of this plant
- n. edible purple or red berries
- n. any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
- service (tree) + berry. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Often planted in landscapes, Juneberry, also known as serviceberry, is not common in the wilds of the five boroughs.”
“He includes fruits like juneberry, also known as serviceberry, shadbush or saskatoon (Amelanchier spp.).”
“That post about my serviceberry was my 1000th post. ha.”
“As chokecherry and serviceberry blossoms fade into a plump, hot August, I too expect fall and then winter.”
“Bushes of chokecherry and serviceberry crowded close under the shade of the aspens.”
“Fall stroll with staff horticulturist Deanne Eversmeyer featuring native plants such as American serviceberry, American yellowwood, Virginia sweetspire, spicebush, fragrant sumac, native ferns and grasses. 10 a.m.”
“Ponderosa pine and Gambel oak are common, along with mountain mahogany and serviceberry.”
“These barren-looking mountains are covered instead by dense mountain brush that is dominated by mountain big sagebrush, western serviceberry, snowberry, and low sagebrush.”
“As a result, riparian tree and shrub growth is more extensive than in other Northwestern Great Plains (43) ecoregions; boxelder, snowberry, serviceberry, and bullberry grow along streams and up north-facing slopes.”
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Different kinds of berries. In particular it's a list of those with -berry in the name, regardless of whether they are true berries or not. According to Schlockipedia, the botanical class of berrie...
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Transforming our yard into a place for living things. The list and the yard will grow in tandem. I will add only as I plant (or discover volunteers).
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