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52Caddy 08-17-2009 05:57 PM

Another "Help identifying this shrub or bush with red berries!"
 
I know if I spent a few hours I'd probably find the answer, but you guys are so helpful!
Anyway, any ideas? Looks like each berry has 1 seed inside. I was brave and tasted one, kind of tart cherry like. I've seen some similar on the web, but the leaves don't match. They're growing about 5'-7' tall in southern Wisconsin.
Thanks for any help!
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v670/GSHP/bush1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v670/GSHP/bush2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v670/GSHP/bush3.jpg

chrisn 08-18-2009 03:23 AM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choke_cherry:huh: just a wild guess

chrissygarden 08-18-2009 06:32 AM

I think choke cherrys have purple berries and the name is Buckthorn which is an obnoxious shrub in Wisconsin.
I am from wisconsin and if that is a resent pic of your shrub, it looks like honeysuckle shrub.
I dont think it is a viburnum which looks simular.

DangerMouse 08-18-2009 07:04 AM

tart cherry

DM

Delaware 08-18-2009 12:49 PM

It is red chokeberry. At this link, http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/trees/arar.html, you can see the blossom and the tiny, edible red fruit. Great shots you captured, 52Caddy.

Wilmington Gardening Examiner

chrissygarden 08-18-2009 10:05 PM

Honeysuckle Native Wisconsin
 
http://wisplants.uwsp.edu/photos/LONxXYL_HOCH.jpg

chrissygarden 08-18-2009 10:08 PM

The choke cherry fruit are red at first but turn black with maturity

lnkn 07-15-2013 07:57 PM

Regarding that red berry bush
 
It is a Lonicera maackii. Is is also invasive or prohibited in many states of the US.

Startingover 07-16-2013 05:54 AM

be careful tasting berries till you know if they're edible.

chrisn 07-16-2013 04:51 PM

after 4 years, it looks like we have a winner:thumbsup:

Two Knots 07-17-2013 10:13 AM

It's a Japanese honeysuckle.


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