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Spotting

Description:

Nut or fruit

Habitat:

Oak manzanita chapparel

1 Species ID Suggestions

Brinschk
Brinschk 9 years ago
American Chestnut
Castanea dentata American chestnut


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4 Comments

Travis Morse
Travis Morse 9 years ago

I think it looks like a buckeye seed. If you can find the tree you think it is from and there are no leaves, buckeye trees have opposite branching and chestnuts have alternate branching.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 9 years ago

If it is a buckeye seed (nut) then don’t eat them unless you know specific leaching techniques because they’re poisonous.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 9 years ago

I think this might be a California Buckeye, bulb like seed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesculus_ca...
http://www.stevenkharper.com/buckeye.htm...

Brinschk
Brinschk 9 years ago

For me it looks like a chestnut, as you are in california, perhaps the American chestnut, as i suggested above?

Ash1982
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Ash1982

California, USA

Spotted on Nov 8, 2012
Submitted on Nov 8, 2012

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