Arbutus unedo (strawberry tree)

Tamar Levine/UCLA

At the north entrance to Royce Hall is this member of the Ericaceae family (heather, manzanita) that boasts tiny, hanging, bell-like flowers. When its fruit (shown here at an early stage) ripens, it grows bright red and comes to resemble strawberries. And they are edible, Dollase says. “It’s just that they’re rather bland. You can eat them, but I’d rather eat a strawberry.”

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