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Offline Dave H.

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leaf id #2
« on: September 26, 2016, 01:56:49 pm »
here set number 2

1.pretty sure this is white oak from 2 different trees.big leaves had acorns that were definately white oak( audubon) had the big leaves as bur oak.

 

 

2.i know thisis sassafras but i thought it was cool to get all 3 leaf types on one branch.

 

 

3. blackgum? tree gets small clumps of white flowers but no fruit.fall bring lots of red colors.

 

 

bark pic of black gum

 

 

4. heres a pine. i think its slash. all needles seem to be pairs only, around 7in long.

 

 

bark pic of pine.these are around 75-85 ft tall most are a good 20-24' dbh.

 

 

thanks for any help.i thought i was ok with most trees but once you through in leaf veriations and mix breeds,well you start questioning ,lol.

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Re: leaf id #2
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2016, 10:04:53 pm »
It is white oak white oak.  Quercus alba. 

Blackgum?  Yes.  Bright red leaves in Fall, one of the first to turn, Yes.  Fruit is a black drupe. 

Blackgum bark?  Yes

Slash pine?  Yes.

Sassafras leaf shapes cool?  Yes. 

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