Plant ID forum: Purple-leaf Tree Mystery

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Name: Dnd
SE Michigan (Zone 6a)
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DogsNDaylilies
Oct 30, 2017 5:36 AM CST
I am stumped by this tree...I have tried several leaf-ID programs and the closest I got was Purple-Leaf Plum or some sort of Hawthorn, perhaps. Can anyone positively ID this?:


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A few other notes:
*The tree has a bunch of dark green leaves, too, so the purple *may* be just a fall color, but it may also be year-round.
*It gets white flowers in the spring. (I was told.)
*It has a bit of a waxy feel to the leaves.
*This tree clearly drops it's leaves much later than most...the tree is still heavily leafed and I don't think any of the berries(/fruit?) have dropped yet, even at this late date when every other tree is half bare.
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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porkpal
Oct 30, 2017 6:45 AM CST
An ornamental pear, perhaps?
Porkpal
Name: Dnd
SE Michigan (Zone 6a)
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DogsNDaylilies
Oct 30, 2017 6:57 AM CST
I will research ornamental pears to see what I can find out.

In the meantime, here are a couple more pictures of it:


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Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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porkpal
Oct 30, 2017 7:30 AM CST
The growth pattern also resembles ornamental pears.
Porkpal
Name: Rick R.
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Leftwood
Oct 30, 2017 9:01 AM CST
It is an ornamental pear. The fruit is the clincher. Prunus species (like purple leaf plum) do not have "dots" on their fruit, and hawthorn have none or much much fewer. Howthorn berries also have a sort of peeled back opening on the end, like in this pic. Pears do not.
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