Juneberry

Amelanchier sp.

Mid-June through July

Summer

Juneberries are a native and small deciduous shrub or tree in northern Minnesota that grows along the edge of a dry open forest and around rocky outcroppings. It is also known as serviceberries, saskatoons or shadbush. They are an early season fruit crop that produces delicious fruits that are similar to blueberries with the ripe fruit colors ranging from purplish red to deep purple to blackish. An important early fruit crop for black bears.