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    Tree question

    What is the large white tree that is on the north east corner of Lincoln Way and University, want to find a picture of it for a desktop.



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    Re: Tree question

    if you are talking about the NE corner, it looks like a sycamore to me.


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    Re: Tree question

    That's the one, thanks



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    Re: Tree question

    It is definitely a sycamore. I don't even mind getting stopped at that red light since can admire that big old tree.

    There are a lot of them on campus, esp along the old Dinkey line...but that one is much bigger.

    http://archive.inside.iastate.edu/2010/1111/trees.php



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    Re: Tree question

    Are sycamores the trees with leaves the size of dinner plates?


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Tree question

    Quote Originally Posted by k123 View Post
    It is definitely a sycamore. I don't even mind getting stopped at that red light since can admire that big old tree.

    There are a lot of them on campus, esp along the old Dinkey line...but that one is much bigger.

    http://archive.inside.iastate.edu/2010/1111/trees.php
    That was an interesting read.



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    Re: Tree question

    You can buy seedlings of the sycomores found on campus. Don't have the link offhand but I looked into it a while back. There are rather pricey though.



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    Re: Tree question

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    That was an interesting read.
    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    You can buy seedlings of the sycomores found on campus. Don't have the link offhand but I looked into it a while back. There are rather pricey though.
    Here is the seedlings info, from a couple months ago...$25+ ea. May be sold out this year but may be doing more...

    http://www.inside.iastate.edu/articl...10/02/sycamore



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