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  1. Michael F replied to the thread Wondering the name of the tree? Berries is edible?.

    But not much difference between 'popular' and ubiquitous - to be popular, I'd think it'd be in at least 10% of gardens, which means in a...

    Sep 28, 2022 at 1:38 PM
  2. Michael F replied to the thread Wondering the name of the tree? Berries is edible?.

    So, on your visits to Britain, you can attest that you saw tens to hundreds (or more) of specimens of Cornus mas, every day? If you...

    Sep 28, 2022 at 4:30 AM
  3. Michael F replied to the thread Identification: Thoughts on this one from the Siskiyous?.

    Thanks! Unfortunately an ID with coneless recently-planted specimens of unknown source isn't possible (at least, not without DNA tests!).

    Sep 27, 2022 at 4:08 AM
  4. Michael F replied to the thread Wondering the name of the tree? Berries is edible?.

    Proves my point . . . the nearest one to me is 30 km away, and hasn't been reported for 30 years...

    Sep 27, 2022 at 3:50 AM
  5. Michael F replied to the thread Wondering the name of the tree? Berries is edible?.

    I know! But that still doesn't explain why you very rarely ever come across specimens of it. I've not seen a single one anywhere outside...

    Sep 26, 2022 at 6:18 AM
  6. Michael F replied to the thread Wondering the name of the tree? Berries is edible?.

    QED - that's a vanishingly small % of the nurseries in Britain!

    Sep 25, 2022 at 1:27 PM
  7. Michael F replied to the thread Identification: Thoughts on this one from the Siskiyous?.

    I asked at the Cupressus Conservation Project, and got this reply: Tricky. Don't remember a sargentii with such a glaucous foliage....

    Sep 24, 2022
  8. Michael F replied to the thread Wondering the name of the tree? Berries is edible?.

    I'd agree with Cornus mas, though somewhat surprised to see it planted in Vancouver (it is hardly ever planted here in Britain, despite...

    Sep 24, 2022