August 22, 1852

 in Thoreau’s Journal:

The elder bushes are weighed down with fruit partially turned, and are still in bloom at the extremities of their twigs….

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Perhaps fruits are colored like the trillium berry & the scarlet thorn to attract birds to them.

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