The names Shadblow
or Shadbush commemorate that flowering occurs at the time when a fish, the Shad, filled the streams of New England during their yearly upstream migration to spawn.
The agricultural past brought light and space to food-bearing trees: apples, pears, shadblow
, butternut, hazel, and cherry, besides eight kinds of wild berries, which I share with the wildlife.
Serviceberry, also known in this area as Shadblow
, Shadbush or Juneberry, is a member of the genus Amelanchier.
also known as serviceberry or shadblow
, is a native tree more often planted as an ornamental than for its fruit.