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Forum topic by Francisca78 posted 09-12-2018 08:06 PM 258 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-12-2018 08:06 PM

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Hello everybody,
Would you be able to identify this wood? Please find enclosed a couple of pictures of the tree that it comes from, its bark, and a fallen branch. I have taken these pictures in Italy during the summer, in a park next to a river.

Thank you.




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#1 posted 09-12-2018 08:09 PM

Looks like an olive tree.

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#2 posted 09-12-2018 08:46 PM

Looks like a dead tree; that’d make it deadwood.

:-)

Sorry, that’s no help… Hope someone can identify it.

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#3 posted 09-12-2018 10:45 PM

I’ve been informed that it’s always alder. ;)

It looks like the bark my uncle used to have on an old black cherry tree.

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