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hoabuoitim
Harold, FL

July 3, 2012
11:29 AM

Post #9191458

it came from a tree in the park near my house in Houston, TX

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ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

July 3, 2012
1:23 PM

Post #9191593

Maclura pomifera http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54097/
BlackEarthSquid
Black Earth, WI

July 24, 2012
2:35 PM

Post #9217152

My friend who grew up in Tomball, TX said they called these "Monkey Balls" growing up. That is, as ecrane3 said, an Osage Orange.

Here is a nice article about them.

http://www.arhomeandgarden.org/plantoftheweek/articles/Osage_Orange.htm

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