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Please help identify this tree...

Alfred Falk falk at arc.ab.nospam.ca
Wed Jul 16 14:31:27 EST 1997

In article <5qfo9f$9ja at tor-nn1-hb0.netcom.ca>, "Blair Boyle" <bboyle at netcom.ca> wrote:
>Can anyone help me to determine what kind of tree this leaf is from???
>We've never seen this tree before and found it at Niagara-on-the-Lake near
>Niagara Falls, Ontario CANADA.
>Please reply via my email: bboyle at netcom.ca 

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ginkgo also gingko 
A deciduous, dioecious tree (Ginkgo biloba) native to China and having 
fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellowish seeds with a disagreeable odor. 
The male plants are often grown as ornamental street trees. Also called 
maidenhair tree.
(from Microsoft Bookshelf/American Heritage Dictionary)

Readily identified by radial veining of leaf.  No other living species 
like it.

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