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Old 05-20-2019, 09:19 AM   #1
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Pass this little tree everyday pulling in my driveway, pulling out this morning, saw the berries. What is it?

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Old 05-20-2019, 09:27 AM   #2
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looks like huckleberry
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:28 AM   #3
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Eat some and find out. I'd love to have blueberries like that (if that's what they are).
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:37 AM   #4
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looks like huckleberry
It does, if so you better get them before the birds do , birds got my dewberries
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:50 AM   #5
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Yes blueberries... especially if any of the leaves are reddish
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:53 AM   #6
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Do a closeup of the fruit.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:05 AM   #7
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I'm certainly no expert on the various varieties of blueberries, but my in-laws have a bunch of them in their yard and those don't look like them to me. The berries are more randomly distributed on theirs they're much more "brushy" shrubs.

Could just be a different variety though, I'd just be careful before you go eating them.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:09 AM   #8
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Elbow bush
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:19 AM   #9
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I ate one, it's really sweet.

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Old 05-20-2019, 10:32 AM   #10
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I don't think its blueberries

A quick google search on images and this doesn't look like any of those.

But I'm no expert.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:33 AM   #11
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almost look like a grape
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:33 AM   #12
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Looks like a gum bumelia tree and fruit.


May be too big though

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Old 05-20-2019, 10:37 AM   #13
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Wild plum? Did it have a center seed? If so it make GREAT jelly!
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:44 AM   #14
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Wild plum? Did it have a center seed? If so it make GREAT jelly!
I have wild plums, the fruit on this is a quarter of the size and the plums here are still green.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:44 AM   #15
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After doing some searching it looks like that is wild plum
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:00 AM   #16
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It’s cool how plants are really responding to all the rain this year. Idk what those berries are but you better get em before the birds find em.
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:47 AM   #17
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Bark, leaves, fruit sure look like wild plum......
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:01 PM   #18
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no idea but you should make some jam !
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:09 PM   #19
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Yeah, you might want to get a good ID on those before you go eating them.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:12 PM   #20
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Almost looks like muscadine grapes. Cant really tell though. And it seems early.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:13 PM   #21
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almost look like a grape
fruit resembles but leaves no
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:15 PM   #22
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not blue berries. stop eating them till you find out what it is
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:16 PM   #23
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Its a tree, not grapes. Ill get a pic of the wild plum fruit next to these. I dont think its plums, these are really small.

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Old 05-20-2019, 12:17 PM   #24
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Looks somewhat like a Damson Plum.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:24 PM   #25
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Elbow bush
Looks like this is right to me.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:27 PM   #26
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Texas Persimmon.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diospyros_texana
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:27 PM   #27
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Elbow bush is the correct answer.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:33 PM   #28
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Green wild plums next to this other fruit.

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Old 05-20-2019, 12:46 PM   #29
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Elbowbush. Even consuming a small amount results in male pattern baldness and impotence. Other than that, there are no real side effects.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:48 PM   #30
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Elbowbush. Even consuming a small amount results in male pattern baldness and impotence. Other than that, there are no real side effects.
Been going bald for a few years now and been married 16 years, so impotence dont scare me much. Them things are sweet, I believe Ill eat all of them.

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Old 05-20-2019, 12:52 PM   #31
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I cut those down every chance I get. They seem to grow in oak mottes under the trees and make it pretty hard to get through.
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:00 PM   #32
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:04 PM   #33
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elbow brush i have seen has a narrow leaf
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:11 PM   #34
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Texas persimmon?? What did the seed(s) look like?

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Old 05-20-2019, 01:31 PM   #35
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It’s elbow brush
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:33 PM   #36
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X2 for elbow bush.
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:37 PM   #37
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Texas persimmon?? What did the seed(s) look like?
I thought so too, but I dont think Texas Persimmon fruit bunches like that.
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:38 PM   #38
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Think Ill go with elbow bush. Seems they only produce every 3-5 years, which would make sense to me. I've had this place about 5 years and never seen fruit on it til this year.

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Old 05-20-2019, 02:25 PM   #39
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It's definitely not Texas persimmon. My place in the hill country is covered up with persimmon and they don't grow fruit in clusters like that.
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:34 PM   #40
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It's definitely not Texas persimmon. My place in the hill country is covered up with persimmon and they don't grow fruit in clusters like that.
Only persimmons Ive ever seen are quite a bit bigger, and absolute deer magnets. I have two trees in my yard and take 5 gallon bucket fulls to the stand with me. They never fail.

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Old 05-20-2019, 02:36 PM   #41
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Im gonna give "lab man" the win on this one. I tied the top of the tree to the ground for the chickens. They loved it.
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:48 PM   #42
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I ate one, it's really sweet.

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Those are mustang grapes. Good to eat.
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:53 PM   #43
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Those are mustang grapes. Good to eat.
Not mustang grapes and mustang grapes as far as Im concered are only good to make wine...

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Old 05-20-2019, 02:54 PM   #44
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Those are mustang grapes. Good to eat.
Leaf is all wrong for mustang grape> fruit is similar though. It's elbow bush.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitis_mustangensis
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:57 PM   #45
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Not much help on ID but definitely not persimmon, mustang grape or blueberry.
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:59 PM   #46
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If it’s an elbow bush how do you reconcile “they are sweet” with “not palatable?”
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:06 PM   #47
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If it’s an elbow bush how do you reconcile “they are sweet” with “not palatable?”
Cause I ate one, didnt read the internet. Whatever these are, they are sweet like a brown fig. Im just going with what I been told and read.

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Old 05-20-2019, 03:20 PM   #48
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Green wild plums next to this other fruit.

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Blueberries I'm used to seeing on my Dad's bushes. He has like 100



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Old 05-20-2019, 03:25 PM   #49
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My guess is channel cat.
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:28 PM   #50
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My guess is channel cat.
Maybe needs another year?

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