MadSci Network: Botany

Re: What are round,purple, smelly fruit looking-leaves growing -evergreen tree

Date: Fri Mar 10 17:50:20 2000
Posted By: David Hershey, Faculty, Botany, NA
Area of science: Botany
ID: 951314353.Bt

Sounds like a juniper, which is a narrowleaf evergreen conifer. Junipers 
don't have true fruits but seed cones that are round, purple and fleshy. 
They are used to flavor gin.


Juniper seed cones

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