What kind of berry/tree is this

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by jennytw, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. jennytw

    jennytw Well-Known Member

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    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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    jennytw Well-Known Member

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    Looks like they might be cherries to me.
     
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    Rockytopsis A & N Lazy Pond Farm Supporter

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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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    jennytw Well-Known Member

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    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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    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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    That's not honeysuckle.
     
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    jennytw Well-Known Member

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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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    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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    MELOC Master Of My Domain

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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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    NickieL Accidental Farmer

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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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    Definitely honeysuckle. Very naughty plant.
     
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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?