What is this plant? seed attached to the root

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  1. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Redhawk...Are there any pecan or oak trees within a 100 yard radius of where you found that?

    That pic looks like the ticket I have to admit, SOJ.
     
  2. SongofJoy57

    SongofJoy57 In Flower

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    Goodness . . .
    I used to live in a pecan grove . . . (in an apartment of course . . .LOL) :D
     
  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Redhawk that does look like an acorn end. You might take it to your local Ag Extension office to find out which type of Oak it is.

    SOJ, the mature pecan leaves of some pecan trees are long, thin and pointy but the sapling leaves on mine are large and round. Even the leaves on my two 15 year old pecan trees are pointy but round instead of thin.
    That's why I was wondering if the different species have different leaves.
     
  4. SongofJoy57

    SongofJoy57 In Flower

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    I know what you mean . . . You all even have an oak in Texas that has lance shaped leaves like the pecan tree . . . Now I am wanting pecan pie . . . what's that all about???? :oops:
     



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  5. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I'm going to see if I can find one under my pecan tree.Oaks are everywhere here.
     
  6. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    Its probably an oak of some sort.This is a picture of my grown pecan tree leaves.


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  7. cajunbelle

    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    I thought an oak when I first looked at it.
     
  8. Purpura

    Purpura New Seed

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    looks like an oak the leaves and the seed
    bite into one and tell me what it tastes like :)
     
  9. trudy

    trudy In Flower

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    My first thought was an oak of some kind as well, then doubted myself with all the talk of pecan. Any way you can get a closer shot of the leaves? Also is there any oaks near where these seedlings are sprouting up? If not, have you or someone hauled in any leaves from elsewhere to use in beds/compost bin?
     

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