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Hi,new to the site and was not able to find a section for plant identification. I came across this berry plant in a nature walk and thought it looked interesting. Anyone have any thoughts on what it may be?
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Hello Chloe, welcome to permies!

Can you tell us where this plant is in the world?
 
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Southeast Michigan, if that narrows it down at all. Let me know if more pics would help.
 
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Poisonous honeysuckle family. Don't eat it.
 
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It's the American Winterberry, Ilex Verticillata
 
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pat less wrote:It's the American Winterberry, Ilex Verticillata


Looks like that to me also.
The Iriquois used the plant medicinally.
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