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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Tree Identification Request

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PHSMA
Somerville, MA
(Zone 6b)

July 26, 2012
6:19 AM

Post #9219149

Seen in Cambridge, MA. A quite large tree. The birds were going crazy eating these fruits that look a bit like tiny cherries (about 1/4" or 6mm in diameter). The pits in the fruit look like very small cherry pits. Photos are attached of fruits and pits on the ground. I couldn't get close enough to the foliage to get a close-up of a leaf. Thank you.

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C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

July 26, 2012
8:09 AM

Post #9219268

Berry looks like a Choke cherry to me but tree is rather large..

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 26, 2012
4:49 PM

Post #9219790

The leaves in the first pic look more like Black Cherry Prunus serotina

Resin
PHSMA
Somerville, MA
(Zone 6b)

July 26, 2012
6:17 PM

Post #9219859

Resin, I think that is what it is. I should have taken a picture of the bark to post, but I think you have got it correct. Thank you. Paul

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