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Old 06/26/10, 07:07 AM
 
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What kind of berry/tree is this

Wondering if you can tell me what type of trees these are and if the berries are edible. One tree has red berries and another has orange berries.
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not sure why I can not get the picture to show up?
http://s1030.photobucket.com/albums/...NI_0014.jpg%26

http://s1030.photobucket.com/albums/...t=HNI_0012.jpg

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Old 06/26/10, 07:23 AM
 
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Looks like they might be cherries to me.
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Old 06/26/10, 07:26 AM
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I don't know but will be interested in what you find out.
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hmm - are they as low-growing as they appear, or were you on a ladder or something?

They look like they are on a bush instead of a tree.
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hmm - are they as low-growing as they appear, or were you on a ladder or something?

They look like they are on a bush instead of a tree.
They are trees. Were were going down a very steep ditch and there are a bunch of trees there (one is a mulberrry-yeah). Some of the trees are hard to get at because of the steepness of the ditch/hill.
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Old 06/26/10, 05:33 PM
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Isn't it some variety of wild cherry tree?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_Cherry
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Old 06/27/10, 07:09 AM
 
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Jennytw, Have you identified them yet?
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Not for sure. I need to grab a berry and break it open.
I think they are Honeysuckle. They do not appear to be cherries but I did not grab one and check the inside for a pit (not sure why I did not check that out before posting?).
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Old 06/28/10, 05:51 PM
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That's not honeysuckle.
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When I type in honeysuckle berries the google images produce something similar AND it is the only berry that has red and orange berries (that I can find). Sorry, been busy with the kids and I have yet to snag one and see what is on the inside. I will try that tomorrow and that may tell me a lot.
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Old 06/28/10, 08:45 PM
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I googled and agree with you. It does look the same. So I amend my statement to "That's not the wild honeysuckle vines that grow here in the South". LOL...
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did that help?
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Old 06/29/10, 12:17 AM
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the red one does remind me of the honeysuckle bushes that grow here. we have the vines, but we also have the shrubs. i think it is considered a non-native invasive. the berries are paired up two by two just like mine. the one with orange berries looks more like a sand cherry to me. the photo angle is different, so i can't see if the berries are paired up like the red one. a sand cherry shouldn't have the fruits paired up like the honeysuckle. the leaves look similar to the honeysuckle, but they seem to be different in color.
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Old 06/29/10, 08:10 AM
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looks like the honey suckle round these parts.
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Its honeysuckle. They are a shrub but as they get older they open up at the base to look like multi stemmed trees.
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Old 07/20/10, 07:35 AM
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Definitely honeysuckle. Very naughty plant.
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Old 07/22/10, 04:35 PM
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Yeah, the orange berry says honeysuckle. But the leaves are so pronounced and big. Looks like a tree.

Up here in IL honeysuckle is a bush only. No such thing as a honeysuckle tree.
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What do they taste like?
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