|Ripe Juneberries ready for picking!|
|A cupful of Juneberries from the Dwarf Serviceberry in my yard.|
Here's a short video which shows the berries and discusses them:
|Dwarf Serviceberry in bloom in my yard.|
The names Shadbush or Shadblow refers to the tendency for the shrubs to flower in April, often during the spawning season for fish such as shad. They supposedly served as a signal for people that the fish were running in the rivers and to go fishing.