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Forum topic by JefferySun posted 291 days ago 449 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JefferySun

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291 days ago

Hellow everyone

anybody in here has more experience than me, does some one can help me to find out what kind of tree depend on the leaves as below? appreciate for any advice.


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richardwootton

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#1 posted 291 days ago

Kind of looks like Magnolia to me, but it’s kind of hard to tell without actually seeing the leaves in person. Do they have a particular smell?

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#2 posted 291 days ago

Hi richardwootton

it comes from my friend, he told me it is very hard wood and heavy. no particular smell.

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#3 posted 291 days ago

It looks like a compound leaf. The central stem is called a rachis and it has multiple leaflets. At least that is what it appears to be from the photo. If this is the case, then this is one leaf, and it is ash.

-- Danny, Located in Perry, GA, Forester, Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill

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#4 posted 289 days ago

thank you wood-mizer lt15, I think you are right, my friend told me it is very hard wood he did dig it from his back yard.

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Knothead62

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#5 posted 288 days ago

Isn’t that an advertisement?

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#6 posted 288 days ago

I’d vote for some kind of hickory. Ash leaves are typically pointier and a bit more saw toothed than hickory. Just my opinion, HTH.
—jay KCMO

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#7 posted 287 days ago

My experience is exactly opposite of that. Hickory is more evenly serrated down here, but that could vary with species of hickory and area of the country. However, ash is opposite branched and hickory is alternate branched, so it is easy to tell them apart if you have leaves.

-- Danny, Located in Perry, GA, Forester, Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill

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