mikaline at netcom.com
Sat Oct 18 11:50:37 EST 1997
Darin Burleigh (burleigh at hackberry.chem.niu.edu) wrote:
@ explorer at isd.net wrote:
@ > Can anyone give information on Subject, or tell me where to go to get info.
@ > Understand is a product of California.
@ > Thanks.
@ > Explorer
@ Are you referring to osage oranges? aka hedge apples?
@ aka ugly fruit?
Ugly fruit, or uglifruit, is a citrus cross
@ fruit is are big bright green balls, with 'brain-like' folds.
@ if so, I think the latin name is Maclura. my understanding is
@ they were originally native to US southwest, grown by farmers
@ as fencing.
More midwest than southwest ... I first saw it in Ohio ... called "bois
d'arc" in Oklahoma. A mad bull can't get through a hedge of this stuff.
@ - darin
@ burleigh at hackberry.chem.niu.edu
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