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1The fruit of the service tree.
2another term for juneberry
- ‘To start, they planted shrubs and small trees, including dogwoods, serviceberries, witch hazels, and native rhododendrons.’
- ‘The saskatoon is also known as the juneberry, serviceberry or shadberry and grows on tall bushes in northwest Canada.’
- ‘Oak trees provide acorns, dogwoods and sumac provide red berries through the fall and winter and serviceberry bears edible berries in late spring or early summer.’
- ‘Often perched along the Gulf rim is the common serviceberry, a tree whose inch-wide white flowers bloom in late March, just before the leaves expand.’
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