Wordless Wednesday – Rain-induced Bad Hair Day!

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Paper mulberry tree, Broussonetia papyrifera, in flower 6th June 2019

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9 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Rain-induced Bad Hair Day!

  1. Wow. What a beautiful tree. I had never seen a Mulbery tree until today.

    • Yes it is lovely, but not really the normal type of mulberry (typically Morus nigra, which is loaded with delicious blackberry-like fruits). This one has tiny orange finger-like fruits that emerge from that papery sphere in autumn. Apparently you can try to eat them, even if they are tiny!

  2. Christina says:

    Another new one for me. Are the fruits edible, they don’t look like it.

  3. susurrus says:

    I know the feeling 🙂

  4. shoreacres says:

    The color certainly is luscious. Is that the fruit, hidden behind all that tangled purple?

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