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Date Photo Taken: April 22, 2011
Location: Macon, Ga
Posted By: moodylake

Notes:

I noticed this lone tree along side of the road in Ocmulgee National Park. It looks like a red honeysuckle, but I thought red honeysuckle was a vine. I pulled off what looked like a peanut from it hoping it is a seed. I didn’t notice a fragrance from the blooms.

COMMENTS

  1. Bobby Unregistered says:

    That is a buckeye tree. http://www.vendio.com/stores/onlinetreefarm/item/flowering/red-buckeye-tree/lid=10362967
    Now other than being a second rate football team buckeyes are also known for growing a nut that brings good luck and relief from rheumatism.
    http://www.ohio-nature.com/buckeye-tree.html
    Right pretty bloom ain’t it.

    April 22nd, 2011 at 6:55 pm
  2. moodylake Registered says:

    Can I start a buckeye tree from a buckeye?

    April 22nd, 2011 at 7:39 pm
  3. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Acorns grow acorn trees. I’m game. Try this link
    http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/5106/Default.aspx

    April 22nd, 2011 at 7:46 pm

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