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Les...and all...More on Tree ID
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WallSal55 - IL    Posted 07-11-2003 at 09:26:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
I plucked a leaf from one of the trees I have
been admiring. It is a Thick leaf, dark green, glossy with white underneath, white stem, lobed, palmate, looks more like a maple shape. It has that sweet smell that a cottonwood or maple leaves have. (Even the outside of the leaf may appear to have a small outline of white--unless
that's an optical illusion given by nature with
so much white underneath.)


Les    Posted 07-11-2003 at 12:36:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Still not enough info. There must be tree ID sites you can go to on the internet. Where are you located?
Is this thing a tree or a shrub? It's not a white oak is it?
Cottonwood smells sweet???


Les...Hey WallSal    Posted 07-11-2003 at 13:00:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
Check out this link. I got to snooping around and came across this and thought maybe this is what you're looking at.


Randy    Posted 07-11-2003 at 13:38:14       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Especially if the new leaves look like a mitten.


WallSal - IL ...Nope!    Posted 07-11-2003 at 14:14:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
Not a Sassafrass! If you have never smelled
the smell of cottonwood leaves/trees--you haven't lived!
(but not the leaves when they're wet and on the ground).


WallSal55 Got it!    Posted 07-11-2003 at 14:53:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Found it on Iowa Tree ID site. Populous Alba.
Now to get me one!


Les...Oh no!    Posted 07-11-2003 at 21:12:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
Another popple ":^( Weeds! That includes cottonwoods.


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