Medium-sized deciduous tree to 41 feet, with milky sap. Leaves are alternate, simple, rough on top, but softer below. Edges have teeth. Leaves variable in shape from pointy-tipped ovals to lobed or mittenlike. Flowers inconspicuous, male and female on different plants. Fruit edible, purple when ripe.
Found in moist woodlands. Spotted growing on a hillside above Lake Belton, Tx.
Lat: 31.06, Long: -97.47
Spotted on Apr 17, 2012
Submitted on Apr 19, 2012