Need Help Identifying Trees Horticulturists Help!
This is a discussion on Need Help Identifying Trees Horticulturists Help! within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Calling all aorborist and those that have knowledge in the subject. My son has this project that is due here soon and we just started ...
December 11th, 2011 07:17 PM
December 11th, 2011 07:24 PM
Third one looks like common juniper: Medicinal Plants-Common Juniper
Next-to-the-last one might be winged sumac: Rhus copallina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Suggestion: consider editing to number the photos, and changing the title to "Need help identifying trees" or "Calling horticulturists": in my understanding (which might be wrong) arborists are more the guys who help with tree growing / cultivating / trimmng (as in tree-surgeons).
You might also print these and visit the parks-and-recreation department or whoever is in charge of the place you found them. The plant guy there might be able to rattle off all the names off the top of his head.
December 11th, 2011 07:34 PM
Thanks. The edit function wont let me edit the title. Maybe a mod could be a sweatheart and do it for me?
I am almost positive the last one is a mamosa(sp?). The leaves curled before I got it home.
December 11th, 2011 07:36 PM
Third from last is a Live Oak.
Fifth from last is some type of cedar.
First looks like a bitternut hickory.
No guarantees on these! Try confirming here: Tree Identification Using a Tree Leaf Key - Name a Tree by Studying its Leaf
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December 11th, 2011 08:37 PM
"Maybe a mod could be a sweatheart and do it for me?"
So...........I'm a SWEAT Heart? Should I start using Intravenous Deodorant Antiperspirant?
December 11th, 2011 08:42 PM
I am doing my nails for the week...thank you very much!!! lol. It was the wrong finger and I didn't proof. lol. You know what I meant....sweatheart!!
ps. thanks for changing it.
December 12th, 2011 09:48 AM
First looks like a crepe mytle to me.
December 12th, 2011 10:31 AM
#3 looks like a type of Juniper.
#4 Apppears to be Hemlock (the evergreen kind, not the deadly plant.)
#5 looks like Live Oak
#6 Might be Mockernut Hickory
The list one might be Chinese Silk Tree aka Mimosa but I cannot tell if it is.
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December 12th, 2011 08:27 PM
#2 is a fuchsia. I don't know what variety it is.
December 12th, 2011 09:25 PM
Okay great! #3,5, and 7 are positively identified at juniper, live oak, and a mamosa, respectably.
Keep the guesses coming for the remainder. It doesn't have to be super scientific (its only 4th grade) but close enough equals a A+ :)
We will be going out to the park tomorrow night to gather some more specimens.
December 12th, 2011 11:43 PM
#1 is a crepe mytle... have them all over the yard
December 13th, 2011 07:59 PM
Crape mytle #1 is positively ID'd. thanks!
#4 has a red/brown in color. Still researching
December 13th, 2011 08:44 PM
mississippi loblolly pine?
December 13th, 2011 09:08 PM
#4 is a cypress. Good job barstoolguru!
December 13th, 2011 09:33 PM
2 Florida anise tree
3 white cedar
4 bald cypress
5 blackjack oak
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