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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Rosales (118)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Amelanchier (2)

            Epithet: lamarckii F.G.Schroed. (1)

Synonyms: Amelanchier canadensis K.Koch, Amelanchier confusa Schmeil & Fitschen, Amelanchier grandiflora auct., Amelanchier laevis Clapham, Tutin & E.F.Warb.

canadensis => of Canadian origin

confusa => easily mistaken for another species, disordered

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal

laevis => smooth, in the sense of not being rough

lamarckii => in honor of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744-1829), French naturalist

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Amelanchier lamarckii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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