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Oct 19, 2017 1:32 PM CST
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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This is a really great tree. Has some mistletoe and I will be hanging a tree swing from it. I hope this tree lasts my lifetime. Thanks again for your help1
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Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!
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Oct 19, 2017 2:18 PM CST
Name: Deb
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Perhaps black cottonwood? Black Cottonwood (Populus balsamifera subsp. trichocarpa)

Does this produce 'cotton' in the spring that blows all over your yard? That would be a tell-tale sign.
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Oct 19, 2017 2:31 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Not a Black Cottonwood. But maybe an Ash Tree.

I wouldn't hang anything from that branch that goes sideways, especially if it is an Ash. Also, Ash trees are not multi-stemmed trees. I would figure out why that tree is before getting too far on your project.
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Oct 19, 2017 6:20 PM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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I think it is an Ash tree also, maybe a Green Ash. Smiling
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Oct 19, 2017 6:44 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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I agree with ash. Perhaps it is not a multi-stemmed tree but rather several trees growing together.
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Oct 29, 2017 10:03 PM CST
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Additional images. Still trying to narrow this down.
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Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!
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Oct 30, 2017 3:18 AM CST
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I agree it may be Fraxinus sp.

Please can you look carefully in the tree and on the ground under the tree for any evidence of seed./fruits.
Next year add clear pics of the buds and flowers for an accurate id.
It is hard to be accurate in the fall/ autumn when trees are losing their leaves.

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Oct 30, 2017 6:59 AM CST
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Thank you SilverSurfer! I have been looking at various trees/leaves on the WWW and was having a heck of a time so thank you for your counsel and we will sit this one out until spring. I will look again, but I have not noticed any seeds/fruits.
Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!
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