What kind of plants are these?

Some of the berry bearing plants along our sideline, guesses anyone?


Plant one:

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Plant two:

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Plant three (looks like a type of grape to me, but….):

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Plant Five:

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  1. Ping from greg:

    I’m willing to bet 3 and maybe 5 are what is called Virginia Creeper, can’t see enough of the leaves. I have some growing in my yard…

    • Ping from Ruth:

      Three and five are definetly different plants, the leaves are completely different. Now TWO and five look alot alike and I’m not convinced they’re not the same.

  2. Ping from Wendy from NY:

    I think: number one and two are highbush cranberry (in the Viburnum family), three and four are a type of dogwood (Cornus family), five and six do appear to be some type of grape, turkeys around here eat them, but I don’t know. Seven and eight are a pasture rose (rosa multiflora, classified as a noxious weed in 12 states), which become quite leggy in shade and appear to ramble more than the ones in full sun, which are shrubby. The last one I see around here all the time and still don’t know what they are.

    • Ping from Ruth:


      Someone on another blog (also in Upstate NY) posted pictures of something very similer to the last plant, and the general vote was a type of Buckthorn. That gives me a start to lookup stuff though!

  3. Ping from Wendy from NY:

    Well, there you go! Off and running! I think I will look up the buckthorn lead myself. I’ve been looking at those berries in our hedgerow for too long. The grapey things too.

  4. Ping from bogie:

    Sorry I can’t help you, looks like you got plenty of leads though.