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Unknown Purple Berry Tree

Posted by Jeff_07920 New Jersey (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 22:23

I found this berry tree in a Union County, New Jersey park and can't identify it.
Note that the leaves have smooth edges, not serrated edges,
The unripe berries have gooseberry like pattern. The ripe berries are dark purple with little light colored dots.

Thank you for your help with this.

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