tree / acorn identification

Piers Trehane Piers at indhort.demon.co.uk
Wed Oct 18 04:08:34 EST 1995


In article <461j4j$57i at hopper.acm.org> trout at ACM.ORG  writes:

> Hi! I have an acorn I'd like to have identified.  It is very large, about two
>  inches across, with a very thick cup-part.  I do not know where it is from.  I
>  wwas given two and I planted one which has grown into a "normal" looking little> tree with about 10 inch long leaves.  I'd like to know where to go to 
> identify the tree or if anyone knows what it is, as I don't know if this is
> a tropical species and it's getting cold where I live.  My email address is
> trout at acm.org.  Thanks!
 
Try _Quercus macrocarpa_. 
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