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Particularly pretty possumhaw

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Possumhaw with Fruit in the Woods 7201

I could show you (and have shown you as recently as January 19) close views of the dense clusters of little red drupes produced by a native tree called possumhaw, Ilex decidua. This view from farther back lets you see the beauty of a fruiting possumhaw in the landscape, namely some of the woods in Great Hills Park as they looked on February 5, 2013. To take this photograph I had to gingerly work my way down the bed of a flowing creek to get close enough for a good (but still wide-angle) view.

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

February 10, 2015 at 5:49 AM

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