Small red berries, Brooklyn

bezalel(6)August 6, 2014

I frequently see small red berries when hiking, though sometimes it's in the colder months, when the leaves are gone. The fact that birds haven't eaten them suggests they are poisonous. I don't know if all the small red berries I see in New York are the same, or if there are different ones.

Here's what I saw on Sunday:

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Prunus sp ?

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 12:31AM
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ibilous(6 Mykolayiv)

Prunus padus

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 1:51AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Or Prunus serotina which I believe is more likely in N America.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 4:05AM
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