Plant ID forum→Please help identify this tree/fruit

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gflowers76
May 16, 2020 4:00 PM CST
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Name: Kelly
Redding, California (Zone 9b)
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KellyFW
May 16, 2020 5:12 PM CST
I don't know what the tree is but that isn't fruit. The "fruit" is a gall that grows on a tree after a certain kind of wasp lays her eggs there. Chemicals associated with the "sting" make the tree grow this structure that the larvae use as a food source and shelter until they emerge as adults.

I probably butchered that explanation a bit but you get the idea.
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 16, 2020 8:40 PM CST
Yes, whatever Kelly said. Smiling
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