180VioletBerries

These unidentified berries are of a colour so intense that I’m sure they’re poisonous.

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Posted by Mara Eastern

I'm a sardonic blogger, snapper, scribbler and rhymer; a virtual space invader who indulges in cheerful negativism, morbid self-deprecation and bleak humour.

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  1. Weeping matipo (Myrsine divaricate)–Upright shrub with weeping (down-turned) branchlets, small heart-shaped leaves and small purple fruit; unusual to occur in dry South Marlborough.
    Check this site, you might like it.
    http://www.offthemapp.co.nz/OfftheMapp_plants.htm

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    1. Thank you for the information! I had no idea, of course. It’s a shame that such a nice shrub has such a sad name. I also wonder what exactly a native New Zealand plant is doing in Eastern Europe, which only further shows how uninformed I am.

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      1. It just shows that plants can live in many places…sometimes been carried by human, birds, other animals or insects or strong wind. We still have much to learn about our planet earth! 🙂

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        1. That is very true. Thanks again for the enlightening comment!

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          1. Thanks for sharing your post!

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