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Loquat
Eriobotrya japonica

Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica The loquats frequently come up as weeds in my yard because the neighbors tree hangs over the wall and drops its fruit in my garden.  Some travel farther, perhaps by birds or mammals which eat the loquats.








Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica There are four, relatively large seeds in each loquat.  They often all sprout while they are still lumped together.









Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica This shows flowers on the loquat tree.










Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica This is what the loquat tree looks like when it is loaded with fruit.










Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica Here is a close look at the fruit, which is favored by both the opossum and raccoon .










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