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Discussion in 'Plants and Biodiversity Stumpers' started by Daniel Mosquin, May 25, 2006.

  1. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Ok, I hope this one is obscure enough that I'll finally stump everyone. Photograph taken on May 11.
     

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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Looks like an Escallonia.
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Nope, this plant is Asian (for others reading, the genus Escallonia is restricted to South America).
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Here's a photo with a bit more perspective.
     

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    is this a flower of a fruit tree?
     
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    David in L A Active Member 10 Years

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    Viburnum chingii?
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    No, not a cultivated fruit tree. However, at least one member of the genus in North America has edible fruits.
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    And David gets it again!
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Here's a pic where it gives decent clues that it's a Viburnum.
     

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    You wily rascal! Daniel, who would think to think SMALL? I will try to keep trickery and very sly motives in mind on the next plant i.d. query. That was beautiful, and the blown up micro photo was great.
    chuck white
     

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