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American Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua


Also known as 'monkey ball'. An ornamental tree known by it's star shaped leaves and spiked fruit.


Warm, temperate areas in North America

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ReannaDee 4 years ago

Thanks @Luis and @Dan.

dandoucette 4 years ago

yes, Sweetgum

Luis H
Luis H 4 years ago

May be the" American Sweet Gum" (Monkey Ball)

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Lat: 36.05, Long: -95.79

Spotted on May 25, 2011
Submitted on May 25, 2011

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