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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 fig/mulberry  family Moraceae in 🍎︎ apple / 🍇︎ berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / 🌹︎ rose  order Rosales.

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Despite its common name, botanically, its fruit is not a berry, but a "multiple fruit".

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Morus hosts caterpillars of 9 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  plant terminology

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