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Re: Wild Plant Identification
« Reply #80 on: June 07, 2012, 08:48:24 AM »
This bush came up naturally in a set aside area probably from a bird or animal dropping. There are a few others scattered about so the parent plant must be near by. This also tells me theres a fruit or seed that is propagated by passing through the digestive system. It almost make me think plum or persimmon.

Ill go back there on the four wheeler, its the only way to get there,  and snip off a branch. 
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Re: Wild Plant Identification
« Reply #81 on: June 07, 2012, 12:31:59 PM »
I found the seed tree down the hill towards the creek. It was nearly 15 foot tall and had one white flower. The bark was fissured at the base of the tree that resembled Mexican Plum but the leaves were not rough surfaced like a Mexican Plum. It is one of the plums Im pretty sure at this point but so far Im not sure which.
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Re: Wild Plant Identification
« Reply #83 on: June 07, 2012, 08:05:47 PM »
The small branches are orange and there are occasional thorns.
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Wild Plant Identification
« Reply #84 on: June 07, 2012, 08:12:47 PM »
Osage orange?
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Re: Wild Plant Identification
« Reply #85 on: June 07, 2012, 08:31:59 PM »
Osage orange?
No thats hedge. These branches have only a few thorns. Its some kind of plum but which one is the question.
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Re: Wild Plant Identification
« Reply #86 on: October 12, 2012, 07:26:14 AM »
Just found this article at "The Art of Manliness" website. A great listing of wild edible plants:

http://artofmanliness.com/2010/10/06/surviving-in-the-wild-19-common-edible-plants/
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