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    06 / 02 / 2019

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We live by the river in Fulton County, and this shrub started growing in our shady yard. It has been a bit haphazardly landscaped by several different owners – not sure if this is a weed or something someone once planted. All new growth since the spring – it wasnÕt there in the winter. Any ideas?


  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome Stardancer85! Appreciate the feedback & looking forward to see its flowers! Best wishes! Laura

    June 10th, 2019 at 2:19am

  • Stardancer85 Leaf Lover says:

    Thanks Laura. WeÕll keep an eye on it, havenÕt seen any flowers yet. The undersides if the leaves are pale as in the link you posted. Will post again when it flowers!

    June 5th, 2019 at 7:19pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    It’s hard to tell without flowers. For now I could only speculate that maybe the American persimmon (Diospyro virginiana)? Perhaps as this grows more mature, please give us an update. Check out this included link for American persimmon & tips to help identify the species if yours is the one . Best wishes!

    June 3rd, 2019 at 11:27pm

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