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What tree matches this leaf?

Postby martin4 » Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:21 am

I am doing a science project on leaves and I am suppose to get a parallel veined leaf. I have looked on the internet and in some books at the library. I have asked everyone that I know who is a landscaper and no one can help me. Can anyone tell me what kind of tree can I find this type of leaf on? I live in Ohio.

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Postby MelissaB » Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:54 am

Corn is the first thing that jumps to mind--can you get leaves from agricultural plants?

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Postby martin4 » Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:59 am

I thought about corn too, but it's suppose to be from trees. Now I'm thinking of maybe a Ginkgo?

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Postby ChrisG » Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:07 am

That should do it. :)

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Postby wildfirefox » Tue Oct 02, 2007 4:10 pm

Corn and ginko are good approaches. How about palm? This is quite abundant throughout any part of the U.S.. Depending were you live, you may also find beech, cabbage, maple, banana leaves, and many other shrubs and small trees.
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