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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:40 pm    Post subject: Who am I Reply with quote

Can you guess these Barks.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought the first would have been easy
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Platanus x hispanica..London plane?

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Platanus+x+hispanica+bark&biw=1920&bih=943&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjr4pHdsovLAhWDzRQKHbMsC14Q_AUIBigB

2. Castanea sativa...Sweet chestnut?

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=castanea+sativa+bark&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=943&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiRq-CGs4vLAhWoO5oKHXBpCEkQ_AUIBigB

3. ?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1 out of three first one right, second one is large evergreen and third is decidious.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

2. macro carpa?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well done now for the last one
Clue: Poor man.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got one up on Silver Surfer????

Whoop whoop woooooooohoooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Beggars bowl tree?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Carpinus betulus.....Hornbeam.?


Sometimes called 'poor man's oak'
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done
London Plane (Platamus x acerifolia)
Monterey pine (Cupressus macrocarpa)
Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) I know it as poor mans beech, never heard of the other two names tks for the info.
Do you want more????
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Greengage wrote:
Do you want more????


NO THANKS!
At least not for a few months.
Most tree bark are just too hard.


I stand corrected on the London plane ..I used an old name syn with Platanus x acerifolia...as it is now called.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm on a roll. Where is my prize?
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