Canadian Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

Also called Shadblow Serviceberry, Downy Serviceberry, Eastern Serviceberry or Shadbush, this deciduous small tree or shrub is native to eastern North America. The trunk is multi-stemmed with upward-sloping branches and a narrow crown. The 7-10 mm diameter fruit is dark purple when ripe, sweet, and edible.
Habitat:
Wet soils, partial shade.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous, large shrub, up to 7.6 m tall, 6.1 m wide.
Bloom Time:
Early to mid-spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL CT DC DE GA MA MD ME MS NC NH NJ NY PA RI SC TN VA WV
Presence in Canada:
NB NS ON PE QC