Beauty Berry Shrub
The berries last well into the winter or dry season and are an important survival food for birds and other animals. The berries are highly astringent but are made into wine and jelly. Callicarpa species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera.
Wikipedia contributors. (2019, October 21). Callicarpa. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:16, January 9, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Callicarpa&oldid=922380440