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  1. Woodwhore

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    Hello friends, Hope everyone’s happy and healthy. I found this tree on my property and Iv never seen this leaf pattern before. I looked it up some, is it chestnut???? 5091BA04-9895-4A2A-AB2A-13E00E4F920A.jpeg
     
  2. Eckie

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    Can you get a pic of the bark and tree's trunk/form as well?
     
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    That will help greatly. Although, if you squint just right it almost looks like beech. The leaves look right as well.
     
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    It looks like it could be chestnut but I have no chestnut trees in my area to compare it to.... really curious on this one.
     
  5. Horkn

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    Chestnut, Chestnut oak, or beech...

    More pics will help ID it
     
  6. Eckie

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    Leaves look a little skinny for the chestnut oak I'm used to, but could be. I think bark pic will help immensely...
     
  7. Woodwhore

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    Ok, ill get another pic after work. I dont think its beech, its not that smooth grey bark
     
  8. Ikeholt

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    Looks like Chinkapin oak to me.
     
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    Looks like chestnut to me.
     
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    Looks like firewood to me...
     
  11. Eckie

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    Eric for the win
     
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    :rofl: :lol:
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    if its the one with grey bark it kinda looks like buckeye bark
     
  14. Horkn

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    The leaves are all wrong to be horse Chestnut.

    Horse Chestnut
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    This tree
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    Beech leaves
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    That's why I'm saying beech.
     
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    Beech has a wavy stem and alternate leaves. The op doesn't look to be alternate.
     
  16. Eckie

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    Looks too serrated and tipped to be beech. I was wondering if it was chinquapin, reason I asked about the bark and form pic.
     
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    Looks alternate leaved to me. :binoculars:We'll see when the bark pics arrive.
     
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    Looks like beech or chestnut oak. Not familiar with chestnut leaves
    Chestnut oak leaves and bark IMG_0699.JPG IMG_1731.JPG
    EDIT: had to satisfy my own curiosity and looked it up...it is indeed chestnut. Not horse chestnut
     
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    Been a while since I have seen chestnut too, but that one is a dead ringer for it! :cheers: There are a few left around, and the OP is lucky to have one! Last I saw a real one was about 45 years ago....
     
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    the only time i ever cut any was horse chestnut last Fall. I was scrounging Asplundh cut wood and found a chestnut on the ground and the homeowner told me it was. No leaves or nuts on tree. It was lousy wood to hand split and i wouldnt take it again.
    NOTE: third pic has a pine log resting on top. IMG_1349.JPG IMG_1346.JPG IMG_1345.JPG