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Posted on September 8th, 2021 in Forestry, Forests and Street Trees, Wildlife | No Comments »

On this episode of ID That Tree, Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee introduces you to an often overlooked native Indiana species, the red mulberry. This tree, often found in the shade or in river bottom areas, features variable leaves in an alternate arrangement, gray to brown flaky bark and black/dark purple berries, loved by animals and humans alike.

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Resources:
ID That Tree, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources Youtube Channel
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – FNR Youtube Channel
Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest, The Education Store, Purdue Extension Resource Center
Native Trees of the Midwest, The Education Store
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store

Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources


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