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BLACK BRYONY Tamus communis (Dioscoreaceae) Height to 3m. Twining perennial. Similar to White Bryony but note different leaf shape and lack of tendrils. Grows in hedgerows and scrub. FLOWERS are tiny, yellowish green and 6-petalled; separate-sex plants (May-Aug). FRUITS are red berries. LEAVES are heart-shaped, glossy and netted. STATUS-Widespread in England and Wales.
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