Field NameField Value
abundanceCommon
common_nameShadbush
flower_colorwhite
flowering_monthsApril, May
genusAmelanchier
habitatRoadsides and thickets
leaf_arrangementalternate
leaf_formSimple
ripe_fruit_colorPurple
scientific_nameAmelanchier spp
speciesspp
textThe earliest blooming shrub, coinciding roughly with shad and alewife running up the rivers. Species identification is difficult.
thorns_presentno
bark

bark
bud

bud
flowers

flowers
fruit

fruit
habit

habit
leaf

leaf