Trees and Shrubs forum: What kind of tree is this?

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Name: Brenda
Fountain, Florida The Twilight (Zone 8b)
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SeedSprout
Sep 20, 2012 3:08 PM CST
Husband said neighbor gave it to us a long time ago but I don't remember. It is multi -trunked

Thumb of 2012-09-20/SeedSprout/1047ed

It has grown very tall

Thumb of 2012-09-20/SeedSprout/acb170

Here is a closeup of a cluster of leaves


Thumb of 2012-09-20/SeedSprout/59a4db

Thanks for any info
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Sep 22, 2012 1:13 PM CST
I can't see the foliage clearly and I'm not good at all identifying trees but my first thought was possibly Celtis laevigata ("Sugarberry:):



http://www.google.com/search?q=Celtis+laevigata&hl=en&prmd=i...
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Name: Tom Cagle
SE-OH (Zone 6a)
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Coppice
Sep 23, 2012 8:51 AM CST
If the bark on that trunk, and the leaves are from the same tree, its a birch.
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
Sep 25, 2012 8:11 AM CST
These sites may be of use to you

http://floridasnature.com/index.htm

http://www.treeware.com/ang.htm

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