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Fall Tree Identification Fun with Fruit & Seeds

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How well can you identify tree species without leaves? Although leaves are now on their way out for our deciduous friends, many trees are proudly displaying fruit. Test your knowledge on the following fun finds from a recent walk at Hoyt Arboretum. Although not all of these species were found in this year's street tree inventory, they might make great street trees! 

Catalpa  Japanese hornbeam (Carpinus japonica)  Hornbeam maple (Acer carpinifolium)

 Japanese raisin tree (Hovenia dulcis)  California buckeye (Aesculus californica)  Persian ironwood (Parrotia persica)

 Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)  Dove tree (Davidia involucrata)  Jack tree (Sinojackia xylocarpa)

Top Row: Catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides), Japanese hornbeam (Carpinus japonica), and Hornbeam maple (Acer carpinifolium).

Middle Row: Japanese raisin tree (Hovenia dulcis), California buckeye (Aesculus californica), and Persian ironwood (Parrotia persica).

Bottom Row: Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica), Dove tree (Davidia involucrata), and Jack tree (Sinojackia xylocarpa)

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UnMuteMe N

May 11, 2015 at 11:58 AM

Can look at prices, and nutritional facts of fruit from different grocery stores at

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