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Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Rosales: : Amelanchier arborea
Common Name: Shadbush
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
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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