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Can you identify this tree? (Kawarthas region, north of Peterborough, Ontario)

Bonnie adambr3 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 30 09:11:55 EST 2003


bae at cs.toronto.edu (Beverly Erlebacher) wrote in message news:<2003Jul20.181552.3642 at jarvis.cs.toronto.edu>...
> Sounds like a catalpa, although the Kawartha Lakes are far beyond its
> natural range.  According to Hosie (Native Trees of Canada) they don't
> occur here.  I've seen a number of large specimens in Toronto, so
> perhaps someone planted the ones you saw, and they are hardier than one might expect.

You are absolutely right.  I did a search on-line to see some photos,
and this is exactly what it is. Perhaps the cottage owner planted
them.

Thanks so much.



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