Saskatoon (Amelanchier alnifolia)
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Plants have a spreading, suckering root system and are used in windbreaks for erosion control.
Young branches can be twisted to make a rope.
Wood – hard, straight grained, tough. Used for tool handles etc. The wood can be made even harder by heating it over a fire and it is easily moulded whilst still hot. The young stems are used to make rims, handles and as a stiffening in basket making.
Cultivation & Habitat
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