Woodland_Creature
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Tree I.D. requested

I just bought a house and I noticed a very large, beautiful tree that I don't know the name of. I don't recall ever seeing one before, and no one I ask can give me a definitive answer as to what it is.


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Any help is appreciated! :)
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Re: Tree I.D. requested

It would help if we knew where you lived, or what area this tree is growing in, but it might be a type of ash?
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Re: Tree I.D. requested

I'm not sure of that, but Ramona is right, we would need to know where you are.

I was going to see if I could track it down in the tree ID guide here:

https://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/?TrackingID=908

but the first question it asks is what region are you in.
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Re: Tree I.D. requested

rainbowgardener wrote:I'm not sure of that, but Ramona is right, we would need to know where you are.

I was going to see if I could track it down in the tree ID guide here:

https://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/?TrackingID=908

but the first question it asks is what region are you in.
Silly me! I forgot that little detail.

I live just south of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Georgia.

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Re: Tree I.D. requested

Woodland_Creature wrote:
rainbowgardener wrote:I'm not sure of that, but Ramona is right, we would need to know where you are.

I was going to see if I could track it down in the tree ID guide here:

https://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/?TrackingID=908

but the first question it asks is what region are you in.
Silly me! I forgot that little detail.

I live just south of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Georgia.

My guess is Ailanthus altissima aka Sumac aka "Ghetto Palm"

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Re: Tree I.D. requested

Looks like a Black Walnut to me. Crush the leaf and take a sniff. That should be positive because the smell is very strong and can't be confused with much else.

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black walnut is what I was thinking, but I wasn't sure enough to put it forward....
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Re: Tree I.D. requested

Update!


I was doing some minor trimming on the tree and I noticed some fruit!

It is, in fact, a black walnut.


I can't say I'm thrilled with the prospect of cleaning up those little things once a week or so when they start falling.. but at least I know what it is now.

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