Taxon  Report   303    
Amelanchier pallida  Greene
Pale serviceberry,  Pallid serviceberry, Sarvis, Western serviceberry
Amelanchier pallida
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
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Amelanchier pallida
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Amelanchier pallida
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Amelanchier pallida, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Amelanchier pallida
© 2010 Margo Bors
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Amelanchier
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amelanchier alnifolia var. pallida
PLANTS: Amelanchier florida var. gracilis
PLANTS: Amelanchier gracilis
More information about  Amelanchier pallida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).