from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various North American shrubs or trees of the genus Amelanchier, having white flowers, edible blue-black or purplish fruit, and smooth, gray, striped twigs. Also called Juneberry, shadblow.
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- n. The plant Juneberry or serviceberry.
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- n. any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
As one example, when the shadbush (shown) is in blossom along northeastern trout streams, Hendrickson mayflies start emerging.
Also missing, Mr. Moore says, is some Nantucket shadbush, a rare tree.
The central part of the island contains tall shrubs and trees such as red cedar, staghorn sumac, shadbush, and black willow.
The uplands are now covered with dense shrub growth of arrowwood viburnum, bayberry, blueberry and shadbush, interspersed with red cedar, red maple, sapling oaks, pitch pine, black cherry, common greenbriar and blackberry.
Dominant shrubs include bayberry, black cherry, highbush blueberry, shadbush, poison ivy and European bittersweet.
Common shrubs include bayberry, highbush blueberry, and shadbush.
The uplands are now covered with a dense shrub growth of bayberry, blueberry, arrowwood, and shadbush interspersed with red cedar, red maple, black cherry, pitch pine and oak.
The central part of the island contains tall shrubs and sapling trees, including red cedar, staghorn sumac, shadbush, black cherry and black willow.
Rhodora blooming out in the bog, along with the apple and cherry trees -- shadbush almost done, lilacs just starting.
Above her ruddy head a shadbush bends itself, russet and white like her own woods-dress.
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