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serviceberry

Capt. Lewis, July 17, 1805--The survice berry differs somewhat from that of the U. States    the bushes are small sometimes not more than 2 feet high and scarcely ever exceed 8 and are proportionably small in their stems, growing very thickly ascosiated in clumps. the fruit is the same form but for the most part larger more lucious and of so deep a perple that on first sight you would think them black.

 
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