SOLVED: Tree ID Please

Danvers, MA(Zone 6a)

Only about 10' tall right now.

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Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

Could you post full size pictures? Those two are so compressed, not much can be made out.

I suspect it is a fruit tree of some sort, maybe a Prunus sp.

Danvers, MA(Zone 6a)

Sorry, not sure what happened there.

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Yumbo, Colombia

Well the trunk looks birtch like.

Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

I rescind the Prunus sp. suggestion.

That's a Rhamnus sp. (syn. Frangula sp.) - possibly Rhamnus cathartica - one of the invasive exotic Buckthorn clan.

There looks to be a cluster of greenish fruit that will mature to blue/black. These are relished and then distributed by birds far and wide - as is how many pest plants are dispersed.

See if there are spiky/thorny tips to the stubby branchlets. That's another good ID feature. If you are not absolutely beholden to the plant, you could prune off a good chunk of a branch, and lay it down to intensively photograph all its parts to then post here.

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