Description: This tree has alternate, simple, often lobed leaves with rough surfaces. Its fruits are blue or black and many-seeded.
Habitat and Distribution: Mulberry trees are found in forests, along roadsides, and in abandoned fields in temperate and tropical zones of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Edible Parts: The fruit is edible raw or cooked. It can be dried for eating later.
Other Uses: You can shred the inner bark of the tree and use it to make twine or cord.
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