Also known as the saskatoon, the western serviceberry is another very important plant found in the American West. The beautiful white flowers give way to the red to dark purple or black berries that are much sought-after in winter by moose, elk, deer, and birds. Historically, they were highly regarded by native American tribes and called "sweet-berries." This was photographed in Central Washington's Cowiche Canyon where they grow in great profusion along Cowiche Creek.
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