New Mexico olive

Forestiera pubescens pubescens

New Mexico Olive 2

The top of the New Mexico Olive looks like a bush with rows of leaves. The New Mexico Olives leaves are small paired leaves. This plant does flower. It grows up to 15 ft. This plant needs summer sun. The New Mexico Olive is commonly found in New Mexico.

This plant is not used for food because it's black berries are poisonous. The plant is mainly planted for beauty.

References:
1. en.m.wikipedia, org/wiki/Ligustrum_vulgare
2. www.treenm.com/nm-tree-species/new-mexico-olive/
3. www.highcountrygardens.com/forestiera-neomexican

Author: Jonathan Hamman, Age: 9 2

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