What is this fruit?

Harold, FL

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

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Dublin, CA(Zone 9a)

Maclura pomifera http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54097/

Black Earth, WI

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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