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Smoke Tree

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Description:

Small deciduous tree with simple, oval, alternate leaves. Spring blossoms are open feathery clusters that look smoky when they go to seed.

Habitat:

Sun to part shade. The American Smoke Tree grows in rocky woods and limestone slopes, and is often an understory tree.

Notes:

The native American tree is highly resistant to rotting and produces a yellow dye that was used extensively during the 1860s.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Lat: 33.09, Long: -97.07

Spotted on Apr 16, 2012
Submitted on Apr 21, 2012

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