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Tree i.d.
« on: April 27, 2017, 11:51:30 pm »
Help identifying this tree please? ??? Thanks in advance! O yea i can get other pics if you need them.




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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2017, 07:34:40 am »
Reminds me of Hickory the way the leaves are coming out.  Really just a guess there.

Have a picture of the trunk bark?
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2017, 07:50:23 am »
Bark pic will help.  Also, a close-up pic of the twig and bud with emerging leaves.
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2017, 03:31:57 pm »
I will get more pics tomorrow. My mom said kind of looked like a nut tree(she saw the twig) but she doesnt know that much about identifying trees so maybe the hickory though.

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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2017, 04:33:21 pm »
The short shoots tilt towards blackgum :).  The leaves look like simple leaves, ruling out the compound leaf hickory. 
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2017, 10:54:32 pm »
Looks kinda like twigs and baby leaves from a sassafras tree.
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2017, 04:01:35 pm »
Hopefully these pictures are better.





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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2017, 07:15:20 pm »
Aaaand WDH  for the win... 8). I wouldn't have got that from the original picture....

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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2017, 08:10:38 pm »
Yes Sir.  It was the short shoots that gave it away, good old blackgum.  Spiral grain and all  :)
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2017, 08:42:28 pm »
1st, 3rd and 4th pick are black gum 2nd still looks like sassafras to me, with the smooth green new bark.
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2017, 09:18:47 pm »
They are all the same tree. Actually the bark pic is different tree but still the same kind. Ive only found 3 of these in my woods, they are all right next to each other. Thanks for figuring it out for me!  ;D

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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2017, 07:41:34 am »
Sassafras twig would be very bright green down here.  Some of the leaves would be lobed.  Bark would be cinnamon brown, not gray. 
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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2017, 05:44:45 pm »
They are all the same tree. Actually the bark pic is different tree but still the same kind. Ive only found 3 of these in my woods, they are all right next to each other. Thanks for figuring it out for me!  ;D

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Re: Tree i.d.
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2017, 01:00:12 pm »
This is surely Blackgum. Noticed it by the bark.