Plant ID forum: Help me ID this please!

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Kbaldwin0630
May 1, 2018 2:02 AM CST
It was growing in a rich moist forest I'm just really curious what it is I've never seen one before
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Name: Trish
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Yorkshirelass
May 1, 2018 8:16 AM CST
Welcome!

I'm not totally sure, but it may be new shoots of Liquidambar styraciflua

Browse through the following link and there are some very similar photos of breaking buds.


https://www.google.com/search?...
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Name: stone
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stone
May 1, 2018 9:06 AM CST
Doesn't look like sweet gum to me...

Leaf formation typical of hickory.
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victorialuz
May 1, 2018 9:27 AM CST
stone said:Doesn't look like sweet gum to me...

Leaf formation typical of hickory.


I agree Carya ovata, imho


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Name: josephine
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frostweed
May 1, 2018 4:15 PM CST
That is one gorgeous bud, whatever it is. Smiling
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St. Louis mo
Kbaldwin0630
May 1, 2018 11:43 PM CST
Do you happen to know a scientific name for the photos you shared they look exactly the same
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victorialuz
May 2, 2018 8:33 AM CST
Kbaldwin0630 said:Do you happen to know a scientific name for the photos you shared they look exactly the same


Carya ovata (shagbark hickory)

Sorry, I'm not allowed to post any external links, but if you type "carya ovata opening buds" in google search bar, you'll find plenty of similar images, such as this one, found in
https://
davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/172888/#b
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Name: Trish
North Yorkshire
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Yorkshirelass
May 2, 2018 12:06 PM CST
I think you're right and my guess was incorrect.
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