Pacific serviceberry Rosaceae Amelanchier alnifolia
Leaf:Alternate, simple, deciduous, oval, 1 to 2 inches long, and prominently penniveined; upper (distal) margin serrated while lower (basipetal) margin is entire; base rounded and petiole short; veins run out to teeth; green above and paler below.
Flower:Perfect, with long (up to 1 inch) white strap-like petals in short racemes, appearing in late spring to early summer.
Fruit:Small (1/4 to 1/2 inch), round, dark blue pomes (apple-like), ripen in early to mid summer.
Twig:Slender and smooth, reddish brown when young but turning gray-brown with age; buds about 1/2 inch long with red, imbricate scales that are hairy along the margin.
Bark:Thin, light brown and tinged with red; smooth or shallowly fissured.
Form:Large erect shrub or small tree growing to 40 feet tall and 6 to 12 inches in diameter, often growing in clusters.