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The random article for Monday, 22 October 2018 is Amelanchier sanguinea.
Amelanchier sanguinea, known as red-twigged shadbush or roundleaf serviceberry, is a shrub native to eastern and central North America. Its native range stretches from New Brunswick to Saskatchewan south as far as northern Georgia. It is most common in eastern Canada, the northeastern United States, and the Great Lakes region.Amelanchier sanguinea is a shrub that can grow up to 3 metres (9.8 ft) tall, and has edible sweet-flavored fruits that are red when young and become purple or dark-blue when they ripen. Like all Amelanchier fruit, these resemble berries, but are technically pomes.
VarietiesAmelanchier sanguinea var. gaspensis Wiegand
Amelanchier sanguinea var. grandiflora (Wiegand) Rehder
Amelanchier sanguinea var. sanguinea
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