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#5828839 - 07/12/15 04:40 PM What type of tree??
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Loc: Midland hunt Val Verde
This is from Val Verde County. I have an idea(persimmon) or maybe wishful thinking. What say the experts??

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#5828842 - 07/12/15 04:42 PM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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Mountain Laurel
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#5828861 - 07/12/15 04:58 PM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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Looks like the verticle nut sack tree lmao!!!

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#5828892 - 07/12/15 05:26 PM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: unclekeith75]
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Originally Posted By: unclekeith75
Looks like the verticle nut sack tree lmao!!!


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#5828902 - 07/12/15 05:34 PM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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leafs look like mountain laurel ...
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#5828907 - 07/12/15 05:39 PM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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#5829470 - 07/13/15 04:51 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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It's definitely Mountain Laurel. Leaves are poisonous

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#5829600 - 07/13/15 07:55 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: La Longue Carabine]
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Originally Posted By: La Longue Carabine
It's definitely Mountain Laurel. Leaves are poisonous

All parts of the plant are posionous, it might be better to say Texas Mountain Laurel, it has no relationship to the Mountain Laurel of the east other than being posionous. The scientific name is, Sophora secundiflora, most plants in the Sophora family are posionous.
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#5829606 - 07/13/15 07:59 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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Poisonous to deer and humans?
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#5829626 - 07/13/15 08:14 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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It is absolutely poisonous to humans but its in the booklet of deer browse species as a third choice. If it's in the book it's used some but the book doesn't specify how. I've read about Sambar making use of it while Axis didn't, one source thought sheep and goats utilized it, but it had a question mark.
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#5829627 - 07/13/15 08:15 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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...but beautiful when in bloom!
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#5829632 - 07/13/15 08:21 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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From what I have seen deer have to be real hungry to eat it.
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#5829668 - 07/13/15 08:44 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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Good info fellas. Hunting Val Verde County as well I've often wondered what the whitetail eat aside from my free choice protein. Doesn't seem to be much other than cedar, mesquite, and oaks down in the draws.
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#5829757 - 07/13/15 09:50 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: ccrock]
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#5829805 - 07/13/15 10:20 AM Re: What type of tree?? [Re: titan2232]
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they will eat the mess outa mesquite
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