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Northwest Missouri State University


Osage Orange

Maclura pomifera

Native. Leaves simple, alternate, 2 to 5 inches long. Height to 60 feet. Named by the Indians of Oklahoma for its large, round, yellow-green, orange textured fruit. Used as hedgerows on the plains. Wood is decay resistant and used to make fence posts and bows.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.075 W94 53.276

Trail Number: C30

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Summer - Osage Orange

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Summer '08 Bark - Osage Orange

Summer '08 Leaf - Osage Orange