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  • Date Photo Taken

    05 / 31 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • State

    Florida

  • Posted by

    richww

Notes:

Small tree grows in my Moms backyard in Orange Park , Fl don’t really have much more than that.

Comments

  • Richww Apprentice says:

    Thank you

    June 2nd, 2014 at 4:06pm

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    Yes, Vernicia fordii, syn. Aleurites fordii, Tung Oil Tree. http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/31

    June 2nd, 2014 at 3:05pm

  • richww Apprentice says:

    There are no thorns and the fruit turns a reddish purple color when ripe. My neighbor told me it was a Tung oil tree native to China. I googled it and that’s what it appears to be.

    June 2nd, 2014 at 2:58pm

  • parityanimal Master Identifier says:

    Any thorns? I’d also be interested in what the fruit looks like at maturity. It looks rather familiar…

    June 2nd, 2014 at 8:31am

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