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Author Topic: Can you help identify this tree?  (Read 686 times)

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Offline KHall

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Can you help identify this tree?
« on: March 07, 2021, 04:30:27 PM »
I have a couple ideas, but still not sure. Any thoughts would be appreciated. It's in Oregon, USA, in the Willamette Valley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2021, 07:42:52 PM »
Never seen one slabbed up that way before.  You might be onto some new health fad.  Fiber with full flavor.  :D
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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2021, 08:52:02 PM »
White Alder?, being a Texas forester limits my knowledge of your trees to a text book.
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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2021, 09:52:55 PM »
And I thought for a moment that it was the mythical bacon tree 🥴
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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2021, 05:16:08 AM »
I'm seeing two completely different trees. Red maple clump and a willow. Willow will turn yellow quickly and maple not so quick, more whitish, yellows over longer time.
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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2021, 08:46:07 AM »
OK, fruiting body appears to be willow.
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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2021, 03:58:13 PM »
i see maple bacon.  goes good on beans with onions and hickory smoke.  
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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2021, 07:15:50 PM »
There is the oregon ash which is what I thought the first tree might be. I agree there are two and willow of some kind is a good guess for the second.

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Re: Can you help identify this tree?
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2021, 11:34:19 PM »
Catkins, bark, and form suggest white alder (Alnus rhombifolia). 

Cant tell me from here if the bacon is alder smoked. 

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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2021, 02:30:44 AM »
Alder flowers are more like a birch, these flowers are willow and similar to aspens and cottonwoods.
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