Somerset Ward Nutculture Walking Tour 2006


A few more Pictures of Somerset Nuts and Nut Trees
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Look up through the foliage of a black walnut and you see a moire pattern!
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This is the sessile oak with its acorns on the stems.
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Another view of the sessile oak, a white oak group members with sweet acorns.
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A red oak with its bitter acorns just developing. It takes two years to mature these acorns.
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A young horsechest setting its prickly fruit.
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The nut is indside. It will look like a large chestnut (smooth and brown) when it ripens.
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A very large black walnut tree that fruits every year, producing a dozen or more bushels of nuts!
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A closeup of a turkish hazel, a tree form where othe hazels and filberts grow on shrubs.
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Again, the turkish hazel whose nuts develop in a fleshy involurce.
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A turkish hazel that refuses to pose for the camera!
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Here you can see the fleshy involurce of the turkish ahzel.
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A mature northern red oak at the corner of Elgin and Lisgar.
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And yet another northern red oak right in front of the city hall's Lisgar St entrance.
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A young ginkgo, probably male, but possibly female, coming up on maturity in a few years.
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A large mature female ginkgo that produces prodigiously every year.
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