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Hi guys. I have this massive tree growing in my yard , I haven’t really paid much attention to it before , but any idea what kind of a tree it could be ? Could I get anything edible from it lol
 

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I do NOT know this tree, but it reminds me of Hura crepitans aka sandbox tree which is also referred to as a killer tree :eek: - the seed pods are similar. Just in case, I wouldn`t try eating any part of it.
 

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Is there a place that you can send a bit to,to find out what it is, I wouldn't eat any of it until you find out.
How long have you been living there? maybe you could ask the last people what it is.
 
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This is an Ombu tree (Phytolacca dioica), an arborescent species of pokeberry native to the Pampas of South America. The species is well-known for its massively swollen trunk.
 

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