I found this photo on a Flickr gallery and I have no idea what this plant is. Is it supposedly a type of berry or something?

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    $\begingroup$ I really think you should be giving full attribution to the owner of the flickr photo or gallery. Or at least a link to the source. $\endgroup$
    – JimN
    Commented May 11, 2021 at 4:55
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    $\begingroup$ A google image search finds: flickr.com/photos/15110103@N08/2044059567 which was taken in The Hague, Netherlands. And also identifies the tree. $\endgroup$
    – JimN
    Commented May 11, 2021 at 5:00

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Without knowing the geography of where the photo was taken, we could guess this is a European Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia) which is fairly widespread in North America and Europe (but doesn't really grow in South America, Asia, Africa, Australia)..

You can look up this plant for information on the berries. They contain vitamin C, but don't have much other desirable properties.

  • $\begingroup$ There was no exact location on the Flickr page, so I couldn’t put the date. $\endgroup$
    – KTDD
    Commented May 10, 2021 at 17:31
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    $\begingroup$ @Kylethedownvotedisliker definitely an Sorbus tree, sometimes known as Rowan or Whitebeam. Pinnate leaves with serrations, red pome-like fruit in corymbs, very distinctive. $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Commented May 10, 2021 at 20:35

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