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This beautiful American sweetgum is still aflutter with orange, butter yellow, coral, crimson and deep mulberry coloured leaves, each with five sharply-pointed lobes.
This beautiful American sweetgum is still aflutter with orange, butter yellow, coral, crimson and deep mulberry coloured leaves, each with five sharply-pointed lobes.
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Lycium barbarum

This shrubby member of the potato, Solanaceae family, is striking for the strings of bright red and orange fruits, hanging like drops of blood from farinaceous branches, which, when dried, are sold as goji berries and marketed as a superfood.
In fact, this plant may get a prize for greatest number of common names, which according to Wikipedia include Chinese wolfberry, mede berry, barbary matrimony vine, bocksdorn, Duke of Argyll's tea tree, Murali (in India), red medlar, or matrimony vine.

The plant is also notable for the rather sinister flowers, the colour of methylated spirit, fading to white at the petal edge.

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