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Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Rosales: : Amelanchier arborea
Common Name: Shadbush

Country: USA
State/District: MD
County: Montgomery
Date (D-M-Y): 13 - 4 - 2002

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Chesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park

Keywords: A Botanical Society of Washington BSWCOCNHP C & O Canal National Historical Park Shadbush white flower
Additional Information:

      This tree tends to flower when Shad swim up the Potomac River as part of their spawning.   This tree flowered about 1 week later than other Shadbushes in the area, perhaps because cool breezes from the Potomac River slowed its floral development.

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