Amelanchier alnifolia

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Synonyms for Amelanchier alnifolia

shrub or small tree of northwestern North America having fragrant creamy white flowers and small waxy purple-red fruits

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Willow (Salix spp.), red-osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera), and saskatoon (Amelanchier alnifolia), together termed "moose shrubs", made up 83% of browse events recorded, with willow alone comprising 52% of browse events.
Sixty-four of these were recorded by one study only, but of these some (e.g., Amelanchier alnifolia, Bromus ciliatus, and Potentilla fruticosa) are ecotone species and may not have been consistently noted.
Berberis aquifolium Amelanchier alnifolia Berberis nervosa Symphoricarpos spp.
Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) was used as a second berry type because the berries are larger (0.6 g/berry, fresh mass), preferred by bears (Martinka 1976, Eagle and Pelton 1983, Mace and Jonkel 1986), and often occur in clusters of 3-5 berries.
Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) contains more total dietary fiber than the Vaccinium berries; thus its dry matter digestibility is considerably lower at 47.1%.
For example, Wikeem and Pitt (1992) studied the seasonal diets of a Bighorn Sheep population at Skaha Lake, 12 km north of Vaseux Lake, and did not note the consumption of berries; although that population seasonally consumed the leaves of shrubs with berries such as Saskatoon Berry (Amelanchier alnifolia) and Wax Currant (Ribes cereum), albeit in trace amounts.
Cloreto de litio e o emetico mais usado em estudos de aversao condicionada a plantas toxicas em animais e tem sido eficiente na inducao de aversao para o consumo de Delphinium barbeyi em vacas (OLSEN et al., 1989), Cercocarpus montanus e Amelanchier alnifolia em ovinos (BURRITT & PROVENZA, 1990) e Amorimia rigida em caprinos (BARBOSA et al., 2008) e ovinos (PACIFICO DA SILVA & SOTO-BLANCO, 2010).
To answer this question we focused on three fruit species that cumulatively comprise a significant proportion of bear diets (Grenfell and Brody, 1983; Raine and Kansas, 1990; Richardson, 1991) prior to torpor in the Central Rocky Mountains: russet buffaloberry (Shepherdia canadensis), huckleberry (Vaccinium spp.), and Saskatoon serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia).
menziesii 7b Garry oak Quercus garryana 8 arbutus Arbutus menziesii 8 western flowering dogwood Cornus nuttallii 8 Monkey-puzzle Araucaria araucana Zone hardiness of some indicator shrubs 0 northern Labrador-tea Ledum decumbens 1 Saskatoon serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia 1 hedge cotoneaster Cotoneaster lucidus 1 silver buffalo-berry Shepherdia argentea la Labrador-tea Ledum groenlandicum 2 Siberian pea-tree Caragana arborescens 2 Siberian dogwood Cornus alba `Sibirica' 2 European cotoneaster Cotoneaster integerrima 2 silverberry Elaeagnus commutata 2b common juniper Juniperus communis var.
In Saskatoon berry (Amelanchier alnifolia), population-by-year interaction (indicating population variation for plasticity) accounted for almost 20% of the variation in germination among 27 populations tested in 3 yr (Acharya et al.
4.3 [+ or -] 0.2 SEDGE--PERENNIAL Carex geyeri 9.3 [+ or -] 1.5 6.8 [+ or -] 1.7 Carex hoodii 2.6 [+ or -] 0.5 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 Carex pachystachya Carex petasata 1.5 [+ or -] 0.0 SHRUB--PERENNIAL Amelanchier alnifolia 5.0 [+ or -] 2.5 4.5 [+ or -] 0.0 Artemisia spp.