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William H. Wiley

402-875-1809

bill@wmwiley.com


1221 Rockhurst Dr.

Lincoln, NE 68510

Serviceberry Tree

The smooth serviceberry (amelanchier laevis) is a North American species of trees in the rose family, growing up to 30 feet tall. It grows primarily in eastern Canada and the eastern United States. The fruit, which are pomes, are edible and can be eaten raw or cooked. The fruit has a sweet flavor. The bark can be made into a herbal medicine for expectant mothers. It is a deciduous tree and is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental shrub.