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White Mulberry Tree and Fruit

Morus Alba

Description:

Morus alba, known as white mulberry, is a short-lived, fast-growing, small to medium sized mulberry tree, which grows to 10–20 feet tall. The species is native to northern China, and is widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.The white mulberry is widely cultivated to feed the silkworms employed in the commercial production of silk. It is also notable for the rapid release of its pollen, which is launched at over half the speed of sound.

Habitat:

By the job site I work.

Notes:

Immature fruit.. Although delicious when ripe.. Next to no shelf like though..very delicate.

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2 Comments

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 a year ago

I know the fruit was not mature.. Thanks for the observation.

keithp2012
keithp2012 a year ago

That fruit isn't mature yet is usually is white, red, or dark purple.

NYC, New York, USA

Lat: 40.64, Long: -74.17

Spotted on May 18, 2011
Submitted on May 19, 2011

Spotted for mission

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