Plant ID forum: ID help on this tree, please....

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Name: Sherry
Northern California
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wcgypsy
Aug 8, 2016 9:45 PM CST
This tree was seen growing in Lyle, Washington....

Ideas would be appreciated.....

TIA
Sherry
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Name: Rick R.
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Leftwood
Aug 8, 2016 10:32 PM CST
I know this one: It's called the Invisible tree........ (you forgot the pic!)
Name: Sherry
Northern California
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wcgypsy
Aug 8, 2016 11:49 PM CST
LOL...and would you believe that I posted it also on the PNW forum and did the same there? My brain must be lagging....it's been a long day...

Thumb of 2016-08-09/wcgypsy/f373ff


Thumb of 2016-08-09/wcgypsy/431aae

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"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
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Name: Kat
Magnolia, Tx (Zone 8b)
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kittriana
Aug 9, 2016 1:58 PM CST
Try looking at Tung Oil tree- I not sure but what I can see...
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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Aug 9, 2016 4:30 PM CST
My eyes aren't cooperating this evening and even when I enlarge the photos I don't get a real clear view but for comparison:
Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)
http://www.pnwplants.wsu.edu/P...
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Aug 9, 2016 4:38 PM CST
The leaves are wrong for Tung Oil/Vernicia fordii; likewise for Catalpa - both have sort of heart-shaped leaved.
Yours could be some type of nut tree.

Edited to add:
Is there any way you can add a larger photo of the second image? Thank you.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
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Name: Sherry
Northern California
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wcgypsy
Aug 9, 2016 4:45 PM CST
Exactly, Greene.....
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and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Aug 9, 2016 5:05 PM CST
Could it be Xanthoceras sorbifolia?



Picture of the fruit here:
https://www.google.ca/search?q...

Name: greene
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greene
Aug 9, 2016 5:08 PM CST
Looks like a good possibility:
https://permies.com/t/44979/tr...
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Aug 9, 2016 5:17 PM CST

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Could you save the images in a file and then upload them here? They would be easier to see than a screen shot.
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Aug 9, 2016 5:42 PM CST
greene said:Looks like a good possibility:
https://permies.com/t/44979/tr...


I notice that greene's link says that the name should be X. sorbifolium rather than sorbifolia as we have in the database. The ICBN seems to support that so I've posted a query on the database forum.

I was surprised that Xanthocerus sorbifolia/um is apparently hardy to zone 4 - I want one!

Name: Sherry
Northern California
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wcgypsy
Aug 9, 2016 5:58 PM CST
Wowza,,,Sooby! I do believe that's it! You guys are great....Thank You!
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"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Aug 9, 2016 6:38 PM CST
According to Flora, this is a small tree/shrub, hardy in zones 6-9, but needs high temps to set nuts.
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Aug 9, 2016 7:07 PM CST
Hmmm.....what I saw had it hardier than that...will check again...someone else said it was hardy to zone 4
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 9, 2016 7:13 PM CST
Missouri Botanical lists it as good for zones 4-7...

Digging Dog says hardy to zone 4...
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Aug 9, 2016 7:14 PM CST
It was on Missouri Botanical Garden that I saw zone 4:

http://www.missouribotanicalga...
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Aug 9, 2016 7:19 PM CST
Me too....then Digging Dog confirmed on the zone 4 also....does this mean you can go get one?
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Region: Canadian Keeps Horses Dog Lover Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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sooby
Aug 9, 2016 7:46 PM CST
wcgypsy said:Me too....then Digging Dog confirmed on the zone 4 also....does this mean you can go get one?


The Mobot page says it can be hard to find, I don't remember ever seeing it for sale here but I'll look out for it.
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Aug 9, 2016 8:21 PM CST
Botanica says zones 6 to 10. Sunset doesn't list it at all. Shrug!
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 9, 2016 9:06 PM CST
Dunno...but Lyle, Washington is listed as USDA Zone 7a on one site and 7b on another site....
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....

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