American beautyberry

Callicarpa americana

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Callicarpa americana (American beautyberry) is an open-habit, native shrub of the Southern United States which is often grown as an ornamental in gardens and yards. American beautyberries produce large clusters of purple berries, which birds and deer eat, thus distributing the seeds.

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  1. (c) David Durieux, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/24234555
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callicarpa_americana

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