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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:49 pm    Post subject: What are these Trees Reply with quote

Anyone want to have a go at identifying these 6 trees by their bark.
Not as hard as you think.



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

#1 Is Ash
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am no expert but No. 1 is definitely not an ash, much smoother than that unless it's an oldie. I think 6 might be a cherry.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

im not great on trees but ill have a go
1.willow
2.maple
3.laburnum
4.birch
5.ash
6.cherry
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Mature oak
2.Prunus Serulla
3.Snake bark Maple (Pere David's Maple)
4. Mature Silver Birch
5. Ash
6.Plum?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well done mountainyman but the last one is wrong ill give you another go.before i put up the answers
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok, well am pretty sure its a prunus something, so I'll go for Prunus Avium.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh go on ill give it to you Prunus subhirtella Autumalis.
well done.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YEAH! whats the prize? lol

( it could have been one of many many prunuses.)
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 6:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The honour of getting in before silversurfer.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool, thanks
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