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This looks like some species of Phytolacca to me. It's possibly Phytolacca americana, which is native to the US (in fact it's an enthusiastic 'volunteer' in my garden) but naturalized in Europe. If you still have any in the ground, once they ripen, the berries are intensely purple and can be used as dye (or even eaten?) Mark A. Nienaber & John W. ...


Everything has a life span. When it comes to trees, there are significant variations between species (see here some examples). Apart from the external factors, these variations seem to be related to telomeres length and telomerase activity [1]: The results from this study support the hypothesis that both increased telomere length and telomerase activity ...

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