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WHITE MULBERRY, RUSSIAN MULBERRY
A. A. Reznicek
Vacant lots, fencerows, railroads, fields, forests, and streamsides. First collected in 1898 in St. Clair Co.
A native of China, where grown since antiquity, well known in the Orient as the source of food for silkworm caterpillars. Widely planted and escaped from cultivation in the eastern United States.
See under Morus rubra for putative hybrids.