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Berry Tempting

My field guides did not have any information on this plant, so I had to depend on the Internet. The search phrase “tree with speckled red berries” brought up results for autumn olive, and I believe that’s what this shrub … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

The black specks make me think that it’s mountain cranberry, but that’s a problematic identification. Mountain cranberry is rare in Massachusetts and its status is listed as “Endangered.” According to the state’s Fisheries & Wildlife page for mountain cranberry, “only … Continue reading

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Continuing the Catalog: Part 3

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Mystery Berries

I love to find and photograph berries. They are often as beautiful as the flowers that produced them. I found these berries along the walking trail near the library. I’m not sure what kind of berries they are. I have … Continue reading

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The Long Way Home: In Pictures

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SITY: Wild Berries

Our yard is a mess, and we need to do some landscaping. So I asked myself, what should I think about planting around the edges of the yard? As if in answer, I found these. Clearly we ought to have … Continue reading

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