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RE: Please Help on tree ID

  • Subject: RE: Please Help on tree ID
  • From: "laura berenson" <lsberenson@comcast.net>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 06:34:16 -0500

Well Jan, I feel like I'm looking at a plum tree, but it's hard to make out some details, such as the leaf edges in your closeup. If they're serrated, your mystery tree could in fact be a plum. Do you live in an area where plums would grow? Hmmm.....one way to tell for sure -- let fruit ripen, eat. :)
Laura Berenson
Pipersville, PA
-----Original Message-----
From: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com [mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Jan Lauritzen
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 2:40 AM
To: Photos Iris
Subject: [iris-photos] Please Help on tree ID

Hi All,

I know that we usually "talk iris" but I have a couple of mystery trees growing on my hill and would like to see if anyone can help me to id them.  

We are clearing brush for the fire season and never noticed them before.  Probably because they look so ordinary and we never saw the fruit as it is the same color as the rest of the tree.

They are about 8 to 10 feet tall and currently have the fruit on them.

I am posting a photo of the tree and a closeup of the leaves and fruit.  All suggestions welcome.  At least it will provide a starting point for an ID.

Thanks so much,

Jan in Chatsworth

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