hedge balls

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Tue Oct 21 20:00:59 EST 1997


Originator of message on Subject here.  What do you know about it's
ability to repel insect in the home?

Explorer

In article <l03020903b071059a45ab@[149.152.32.5]>,
koning at ECSUC.CTSTATEU.EDU (Ross Koning) wrote:

> At 12:50 PM -0400 10/18/97, m.lee wrote:
> >Darin Burleigh (burleigh at hackberry.chem.niu.edu) wrote:
> 
> >@ Are you referring to osage oranges? aka hedge apples?
> >@ aka ugly fruit?
> >
> >Ugly fruit, or uglifruit, is a citrus cross
> 
> Ah, yes, a perfect example of why we use scientific names
> rather than common names.  I read once that there are over
> 100 different and unrelated species of plants called "black-
> eyed susan". I imagine there is a high count of species...many
> unrelated...with the common name "ugly fruit" or somesuch.
> 
> I'm enjoying this thread on Maclura pomifera; indeed a very
> tough hedgerow plant.  Fresh posts are said to take root and
> start growing.  Fruits make a wicked softball.
> 
> ross
> 
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