Woody plant ID

A client found this leaf and is wondering what it is. It’s about 7.5″ across, leaf margin has blunt teeth, and the petiole is completely flat at the point where it connects to the leaf blade. Any guesses?  

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Woody bush with berries ID

Anyone know what this is? It is growing in between lilac bushes in a client’s yard. She said that they have a lot of birdfeeders so she wasn’t sure if the seeds came from¬†that. The owner is mostly concerned whether the berries are poisonous. Thanks!

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Pear Disease

I know the fruit has some plum curculio damage, but what might be causing the rest of the damage on this tree? There is very little fruit on the entire tree and many of the leaves look like this. Is it scab? Thanks.

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white spruce dieback

The client has a number of spruce trees up towards the tip of Door County. Most look OK but this one has browning on some of the tips of the branches. There also is a white mold-like substance growing at the¬†junction of some of the branches, but I’m not sure if that is from being […]

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