Tree with purple berries-what is this?

TerryinFLOctober 17, 2013

These trees make me crazy since my dog is always trying to eat the berries. Does anyone know what the tree is so I can look up whether the berries are harmful to dogs? Thanks!

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Michael AKA Leekle2ManE - Zone 9a - Lady Lake

If the purple berries are in round clumps around each leaf node, it is Beautyberry. They are not harmful.

    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 9:43AM
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carolb_w_fl(zone 9/10)

A picture would certainly be helpful - seagrapes also have purple colored fruits & are harmless...

    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 1:01PM
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bamboo_rabbit(9A Inverness FL)

Elderberries? It is kind of tough without a picture.

    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 3:47PM
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There are just a gazillion x infinity poisonous toxic things out there. Be proactive, no matter how old your dogs are, teach your dog the "Leave it" command.

Here is a link that might be useful: Teach your dog the

    Bookmark   October 18, 2013 at 7:42AM
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