Mulberry Trees

Mulberry Trees are native to the Eastern United States, including New York City. Mulberry Street was named in colonial times, it probably gets its name from a grove of mulberry trees that was in the area. Those trees are long gone, but mulberry trees are still found throughout the city. They're good city trees: tolerant of drought, poor soil, and pollution.
The fruit ripens in June. You can find colorful clusters like these, bursting out all over town.
The berries stain the sidewalks. They're pretty tasty, kind of like a watery blueberry.
The juice stains your hands and teeth.

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