Snowy Mespil Amelanchier ovalis (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 5m <br />
Small deciduous tree or shrub. LEAVES To 5cm long with coarsely toothed margins and downy undersides when first open. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers in upright spikes of up to 8 white-petalled flowers; fruits blue-black fruits. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of mainland Europe eastwards; planted here occasionally.
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Snowy Mespil Amelanchier ovalis (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 5m
Small deciduous tree or shrub. LEAVES To 5cm long with coarsely toothed margins and downy undersides when first open. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers in upright spikes of up to 8 white-petalled flowers; fruits blue-black fruits. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of mainland Europe eastwards; planted here occasionally.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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