Like Sourwood tree, but has berries

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Date Photo Taken: 10/26/2012
Location: Dallas, GA
Posted By: sanran7

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Have a tree (bark similar to a dogwood, about 30 ft tall) in my backyard that has leaves like a sourwood (turned fire red this Fall), but also has what looks like blueberries in either single or in pairs at the end of thin stems. Any ideas?

COMMENTS

  1. Suzanne Unregistered says:

    It could be a serviceberry tree.

    November 7th, 2012 at 8:24 pm
  2. Bobby Flower Fanatic says:

    Blackgum. http://ostermiller.org/tree/blackgum.html

    November 7th, 2012 at 9:47 pm
  3. James Unregistered says:

    Bingo … definitely fits the description of a Blackgum. Thanks very much!

    November 8th, 2012 at 1:51 pm

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