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kbonnici at ivory.trentu.ca kbonnici at ivory.trentu.ca
Sat Jun 26 21:58:46 EST 1999

It sounds to me like a honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.), and unless it was a planted
ornamental and you live near a natural area, its probably the invasive
tartarian honeysuckle (L. tartarica), which is quite common throughout

(also residing in Peterborough, On)In article <377426C2.57EAFE6D at home.net>, Deven Jones
<jonesd2 at home.net> writes:
>I have a shrub in the backyard ~4 metres tall, opposite leaves
>approximately 1 inch (2.5 cm) long, toothless, with stems leading to
>berries arising from each leaf axil. Each fruit stem has two moist,
>bright red berries attaches back to back - looking somewhat like a set
>of airplane wheels. Each berry is ~ 0.5 cm in width. The shrub is not
>common to the area, being the only one I have seen in Peterborough,
>Ontario, Canada. Any help would be great. Thanks in advance. 

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