The Living Forest (337) : Tutsan
Tutsan is a deciduous shrub native to western and southern Europe, north Africa and Asia minor (i.e. the mediterranean region).
It prefers to grow in damp and shaded habitats of open woodlands and hillsides.
From august to september, the shrub has ornamental clusters of berries, that are initially green in colour, later red and finally black.
Dutch name : Mansbloed
German name : Blut-Johanniskraut (auch Mannsblut genannt)
Latin name : Hypericum androsaemum
In the picture below you can see his brother St.John’s wort, which is a similar species.