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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amelanchier||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amelanchier utahensis Koehne
Habit: Plant 0.5--5 m. Stem: twigs glabrous (n DMtns) to generally white-hairy. Leaf: blade 13--45 mm, 10--45 mm wide, generally serrate above middle, abaxially hairy in flower, finely hairy in fruit. Inflorescence: 2--3 cm; flowers 3--6. Flower: petals 6--11 mm; ovary top hairy; styles 2--4(5). Fruit: 6--10 mm diam.
Ecology: Open, rocky slopes, canyons, banks of creeks, deserts, conifer forest; Elevation: 200--3400 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, CW, SW, MP, SNE, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Montana, Texas, Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Variable; possibly warranting taxonomic status are Amelanchier utahensis var. covillei (Standl.) N.H. Holmgren (northern DMtns; generally < 2 m; twigs, leaves glabrous), Amelanchier pallida Greene (petals > 9 mm, leaves with 7--9 pairs of lateral veins); study needed.
eFlora Treatment Author: Christopher S. Campbell
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Amelanchier alnifolia var. semiintegrifolia
Next taxon: Aphanes
Citation for this treatment: Christopher S. Campbell 2017. Amelanchier utahensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13008, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.