Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)

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Division - Magnoliaphyta
Class - Magnoliopsida
Subclass - Hamamelidae
Order - Urticales
Family - Moraceae
Genus - Morus


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Red mulberry trees are common in Philadelphia, generally due to the fact that their berries are eaten by birds and animals and later defecated elsewhere, effectively spreading the seeds all over.

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The leaves on mulberry trees are irregular. They can take multiple forms, even on the same branch.

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