Tree ID please

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by fabsroman, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. fabsroman

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    The homeowner has already told me what this tree is, but I am not sure I agree with him. Would like a second, third, fourth .... opinion.
     

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    Looks like 2 diferent trees to me. I'd like a closer picture. Second pictures look like malpe but I can't tell for sure. They also remind me of a type of hickory, maybe mockernut. The first picture I can't tell at all. That's my shot in the dark.
     
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    I would be more intrested in what kind
    of vines are attached to those rounds.
    They look like English Ivy, but I would
    make certian.
     
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    Looks like red oak .
     
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    Red Oak. I can see the shiny ridges on the bark that are characteristic of Red Oak.
     
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    Most look like Red Oak, I see a round in the upper left of the 3rd pic that looks to have heartwood a bit too dark for RO though.
     
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    Sorry to confuse the issue. I bow to those with more experience and better computers for picture viewing. But it still looks like 2 different trees to me.==c
     
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    Thanks everybody. The homeowner said red oak to begin with and the thing is 5 feet at the base. Going to start working on it on Wednesday. Should get a ton of wood from this one. Might take me a week to get it all.
     
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    pics or it didn't happen....;)
    Nice score, bro!:)
     
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    R-r-r-r-red Oak has ridges.....And that be Red Oak.
     
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