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Trying to identify some sort of miniature pine tree.

My in-laws are giving me a couple of houseplants, and I'm trying to identify them, or at least find out if they are dangerous to our cats. Photos after the jump. [more inside]
posted by Elementary Penguin on Feb 22, 2014 - 4 answers

What is this tree/shrub thing?

I am trying to identify a tree (or shrub thing pruned into a vaguely tree-like shape) that I walk by every day. It has purplish/magenta-ish blossoms and it smells lovely. No it is not a lilac. It is currently in bloom (in the Pacific Northwest). Pics inside. [more inside]
posted by dersins on Aug 24, 2013 - 8 answers

My lawn! My perfect lawn! It's... under attack.

So, about a year and a half ago, we bought a house! Awesome. For the first time, I have a back yard and a front yard and a lawn and... stuff, and I don't know, maybe because I'm old and boring now, I've started to give a crap about making my lawn look nice. Something is really starting to piss me off... [more inside]
posted by kbanas on May 11, 2013 - 25 answers

What is this tree that is lining my new street?

Tree-ID Filter: Portland Edition (Photo inside) [more inside]
posted by karminai on May 7, 2013 - 5 answers

Help identifying two Southern CA trees?

These two trees are in my friend's new Los Angeles backyard. Any idea what they are? [more inside]
posted by cocoagirl on Jan 23, 2013 - 5 answers

The House of Possums

Please identify this tree (3 photo imgur album) growing in my backyard in Sydney, Australia. [more inside]
posted by vidur on Oct 24, 2012 - 21 answers

Brooklyn fruits?

What fruit tree is blooming behind my apartment in Brooklyn? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Aug 12, 2012 - 20 answers

I don't know a petal from a petiole. What's this tree?

Can you help me identify this tree? I tried to key it out but ran into the limits of my tree vocabulary. It's in Burnet Woods in Cincinnati and you can view photos of the tree, the leaves (which are alternate and barely serrated), the bark, and the fruit.
posted by toodleydoodley on Jul 24, 2012 - 15 answers

Alien pods in Central Park

Plant matter identification: What's this thing? Here's the picture. [more inside]
posted by chengjih on Jan 8, 2012 - 9 answers

If I were a tree I might be this one if only I knew what it was.

This tree is a mystery, what kind of tree is it? I have photos! [more inside]
posted by marylynn on Dec 13, 2011 - 12 answers

What kind of tree does this seed come from?

Please help me identify these seeds/pods found outside the Cité des Sciences & l'Industrie museum in Paris, France. There are a bunch of trees there and I'd like to know what kind they are. Seed pods closed and opened up. I also found a photo of the trees in bloom here. Thanks!
posted by bjrn on Aug 8, 2011 - 4 answers

Tree identification help

Please help me identify this tree from the leaves and the wood. [more inside]
posted by hydrophonic on Jul 13, 2011 - 18 answers

What is this tree? (botany/architecture)

Please help me identify this plant, or what is the meaning behind my potential tattoo? (yes, these two are the same question) [more inside]
posted by ClarissaWAM on May 18, 2011 - 26 answers

Two Winter Trees to Identify

Identify these two trees in Winter? For planning a spring landscape. [more inside]
posted by franklen on Feb 11, 2011 - 5 answers

What is this insect and did it kill my tree?

What is this creepy insect that I found in a neat, quarter-inch hole in a dead pine tree in my yard? [more inside]
posted by dylan20 on Nov 29, 2010 - 17 answers

What kind of tree with sour leaves did we chew on at camp when I was a kid?

When I was a kid, I went to a summer camp in North Georgia for several summers. There was this one tree near the main parking lot that, for some reason, we all used to pull leaves off of and chew on them. They had a really pleasant sour taste. Anyone know what kind of tree it might have been? [more inside]
posted by ivey on Jul 19, 2010 - 8 answers

Can you help me identify a NW tree that's in my yard? Info, photos and ...

Stumped! Can you help me ID a tree in my yard? (In the Northwest)? [more inside]
posted by lois1950 on Sep 7, 2009 - 13 answers

What is this tree with black berries ?

What is this tree with black berries ? [more inside]
posted by llc on Aug 8, 2009 - 9 answers

Can you ID this tree?

Can anyone identify this tree? [more inside]
posted by jjsonp on May 8, 2009 - 6 answers

Revamp of old question: Need help identifying 3 southeastern Minnesota trees.

Revamp of old question: Need help identifying 3 southeastern Minnesota trees. [more inside]
posted by LittleNami on Jun 18, 2008 - 13 answers

Need help identifying 3 tree branches from the Southeastern Minnesota region.

Need help identifying 3 tree branches from the Southeastern Minnesota region. [more inside]
posted by LittleNami on May 24, 2008 - 7 answers

Can you ID this tree?

Can you please ID this tree? The little pods (for lack of a better word) have the smell of a mix between honeysuckle and gardenia. Any ideas what kind of tree this is? The largest size shows the best detail. Thanks!
posted by GlowWyrm on May 16, 2007 - 11 answers

Help me find a Q/A-based tree identification guide.

Please help me find a PDF or other free printable document that I can take with me to identify trees using a YES/NO question and answer format. [more inside]
posted by Pastabagel on May 10, 2007 - 6 answers


What type of tree/shrub is in this picture? [more inside]
posted by geonags on Jul 7, 2006 - 8 answers

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