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Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« on: December 16, 2013, 10:00:34 PM »
Found this in the woods. Any ideas? ;D

 

 


BTW Here is the listing of Jackpot plants and winners so far:

#1 Catclaw Acacia Acacia greggii  by WDH
#2 Giant Saguaro Carnegiea gigantea by ljohnsaw
#3 Alligator Juniper Juniperus deppeana by Jay C. White Cloud
#4 Kidneywood Eysenhardtia orthocarpa by Jay C. White Cloud
#5 Velvet Mesquite Prosopis velutina by Giant Splinter
#6 Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens by Jay C. White Cloud
#7 Sweet Acacia Acacia farnesiana by Jay C. White Cloud
#8 Red Gum Eucalyptus Eucalyptus camaldulensis by Giant Splinter
#9 American Persimmon Diospyros virginiana by WDH
#10 Arizona Madrone Arbutus arizonica by Giant Splinter
#11 Salt Cedar Tamarix pentandra by Giant Splinter
#12 Deodar Cedar Cedrus deodora by okrafarmer
#13 Mountain mahogany Cercocarpus montana by Giant Splinter
#14 Desert Ironwood Olneya tesota  by Giant Splinter
#15 Holly Leafed Buckthorn Rhamnus crocea by pabst79
#16 Hackberry Celtis occidentalis by WDH
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 11:36:52 PM »
Other than it is petrified wood, need a good pic of the end grain to go further. I have some petrified white pine that looks similar.
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2013, 12:11:32 AM »
I bet that would wipe out a blade very quickly.
roll with it

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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013, 10:50:53 AM »
Clue #1. Not petrified, just old. :snowball:
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2013, 07:38:43 PM »
Clue #2, the highly sought after end grain. ;D

 
The image is magnified. The vertical distance is about 1/4" wide.

Let the guessing begin. ;D 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) smiley_bounce :snowfight1: smiley_gossip smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw dadgum you, Charlie! popcorn_smiley
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2013, 09:43:37 PM »
Bog oak.

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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2013, 09:44:18 PM »
Maybe a juniper of some type. 
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2013, 09:57:11 PM »
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2013, 09:58:05 PM »
Maybe a juniper of some type.

Nor that. ;D dadgum you, Charlie! dadgum you, Charlie! 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) :snowfight1:
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2013, 10:15:21 PM »
It is probably some rare desert bush that only grows at one elevation in only a handful of counties at the place where the rainbow ends  :D
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2013, 10:32:42 PM »
Not that either. ;D dadgum you, Charlie! dadgum you, Charlie! dadgum you, Charlie! smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw smiley_eek_dropjaw popcorn_smiley


That is where the burn barrel lives. ;D 8) 8) 8)

 

 
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2013, 10:33:42 PM »
I'm having fun now. ;D 8) 8) 8) :snowball:
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2013, 08:54:13 PM »
Found in the woods? In what part of the the U.S?  :snowball:
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2013, 09:16:21 PM »
Tamarisk
roll with it

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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2013, 09:34:09 PM »
It was indeed in the US. ;D
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2013, 09:36:04 PM »
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2013, 09:42:17 PM »
Clue #3: Look again just below Clue #2. ;D laugh_at  :snowfight1: dadgum you, Charlie! popcorn_smiley
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2013, 09:51:43 PM »
by the looks of the way it dried out it must be a Mesquite
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2013, 09:54:57 PM »
Even more sadly, it is not that one also. :'(
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Re: Quickie Quiz Jackpot #17
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2013, 09:58:48 PM »
Being the unbelievably generous person that I am and in light of the season upon us, I am granting yet another fabulous clue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Clue #4: Not a member of the rogue's gallery of previous plants nor.......(drum roll)
Clue #5: a member of any of the previous genera. ;D
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