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twigs=downy; buds spread away from twigs;  leaves sometimes lobed
red mulberry  Morus rubra

twigs=not downy;  buds grow along twigs;  leaves usually lobed
white mulberry  Morus alba

Learn more about mulberry genus Morus (Morus spp.)

Part of mulberry/fig  family Moraceae.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Morus hosts caterpillars of 9 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
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