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Black Bryony Berries

Observed: 30th September 2012 By: John PilkingtonJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

One of several clumps seen tangled in a mesh fence alongside the South West Coastal Path.

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Rachy Ramone's picture

I agree...

... the only other option would be White Briony (Brionia dioica) which would look pretty similar at this time of year, but which would have the remnants of the tendrils, which the unrelated Black Briony lacks.

Both, incidentally, moderately poisonous - berries of both are described as strongly emetic, lovely.

Rachy Ramone

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