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Osage orange (Maclura pomifera)

Harold S. Betts

Osage orange (Maclura pomifera)

by Harold S. Betts

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Published by Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Osage orange

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.S. Betts
    SeriesAmerican woods, American wood
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25609336M
    OCLC/WorldCa43394708

    The Extraordinary Osage Orange Tree Osage (Maclura pomifera) is the sole surviving member of the genus Maclura — of its many relatives from past geologic eras, only fossils remain. Osage Orange, Maclura pomifera, is a beautiful wood from the southern Midwest! The heartwood is golden to bright yellow, which almost certainly ages to a darker medium brown with time: primarily due to exposure to UV light. Osage Orange is extremely durable .

    Make Offer - Osage Orange live edge wood oval slab table top hedge table sign #75 3 /4" Bakers Dozen Clear Bodark Osage Orange Lathe Craft Turning Resaw Stock $ Bowwood, Hedge Apple, Horse Apple, Mock Orange, Osage Apple-tree, Wild Orange, Yellow-wood. Region. Native to Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas, but since escaped and naturalized throughout the eastern and north western US. The Tree. Osage Orange .

      Also known as hedge apple, horse apple, bowwood, bois d'ark and by at least one unmentionable name, the osage orange is a member of the mulberry family that goes by the Latin name Maclura pomifera. The tree itself is used in hedgerows, and for making bows and other items. The strange, brain-like fruit is inedible.   The Osage Orange Tree, a never-before-published story by beloved poet William Stafford, is about young love complicated by misunderstanding and the insecurity of adolescence, set against the backdrop of poverty brought on by the Great narrator recalls a girl he once knew. He and Evangeline, both shy, never find the courage to speak to each other in high/5(17).


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Osage orange (Maclura pomifera) by Harold S. Betts Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Osage Orange Tree, a never-before-published story by beloved poet William Stafford, is about young love complicated by misunderstanding and the insecurity of adolescence, set against the backdrop of poverty brought on by the Great Depression.

The narrator recalls a girl he once knew/5(7). Osage orange, (Maclura pomifera), also called bowwood, French bois d’arc, thorny tree or shrub native to the south-central United States, the only species of its genus in the family Osage orange is often trained as a hedge; when planted in rows along a boundary, it forms an effective spiny barrier.

The tree also serves as a windbreak. Its hard yellow-orange wood, formerly used. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Osage Oranges at My Farm Autumn is the best time to see those warty, wrinkly looking fruits called Osage oranges, and this year, I have a good number of them growing at my farm. The Osage orange, Maclura pomifera, is actually Osage orange book an orange at all, and is more commonly known as a hedge apple, horse apple, bowwood, yellow-wood or bodark.

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Plant Search > Osage Orange Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera) About Osage Orange. Osage Orange is a Tree. Trees are woody perennial plants, usually with a. Laubholzk. " relates that Camillo Karl Schneider (), a German botanist, garden architect, horticultural journalist, and author of several books on trees, proposed the botanical name by which the Osage orange tree is known today.

Osage orange book Osage Orange (USA) Overview. LATIN: MACLURA POMIFERA ORIGIN: NORTH AMERICA. Osage Orange (American) is a lighter color of Orange than the darker Argentine type. It has a brighter yellow appearance which oxidizes to a dark brown.

Osage Orange can be quite difficult to work with due to its density but, is quite strong and works well in bow. Tree Infomation. If planted close together, Osages would grow only to about 20 or 30 feethe Osage-orange is a small- to medium-sized tree. It commonly grows 30 to 40 feet tall, occasionally as tall as 50 to settlers moving into the region found that the Osage-orange possessed several admirable qualities.

Common Name(s): Osage Orange, Horse Apple, Hedge Apple, Bois d’arc Scientific Name: Maclura pomifera Distribution: South-central United States Tree Size: ft ( m) tall, ft m) trunk diameter Average Dried Weight: 54 lbs/ft 3 ( kg/m 3) Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC), Janka Hardness: 2, lb f (11, N) Modulus of Rupture: 18, lb f /in 2 ( MPa).

A tale of prehistoric relics The Osage-orange, Maclura pomifera, is an ancient tree, a prehistoric survivor. Though related to the mulberry, it is alone in its genus, and is native to the North American continent, where it thrives in zones —across the Great Plains and up to Ontario. Osage Orange is dioecious, forming male and female flowers on separate trees.

Male flowers develop in racemes from the axils of the leaves; individual racemes are about " long and about ¾-1½" across, drooping downward from peduncles about ¾-2" long. Individual male flowers are up to 1/8" (3 mm.) across, consisting of a pubescent green.

1 3/4" wide of good quality osage can be enough for alot of draw weight. ALOT. For a flatbow/ American longbow such as you described, I like to go some narrower even for bows of #.

1 1/4" to 1 3/8" should be plenty of width if your osage is nice and dense and relatively free of defects. A very informative site about the Osage Orange es of Selfbows from the Osage Orange Orange Staves and Billets for the Bowyer James Easter, is also an Educational and Historical site on Osage Orange.

The FBI’s First Big Case: The Osage Murders Best-selling author David Grann talks about his new book that details one of the most chilling murder conspiracies in American history and the FBI’s. Wood) Two (2) Pieces 5" Osage Orange Bowl Blanks Lathe Turning Block Lumber 5 X 5 X 3" Osage Orange Kiln Dried Lathe Turning Exotic Wood Bowl Blanks Blocks, 1” X 1” X 12”, Set of 24 $ $.

Osage orange is a unique tree with a remarkable history. No other tree in central North America has had such a long and close relationship with humans - both Native Americans and settlers. Whether it is known locally as Osage orange, mock orange, Osage apple, hedge, hedge apple, naranjo chino, bois d'arc, bodark or bow wood, it is the same.

The Osage Indian Murders: The True Story of a Murder Plot to Inherit the Headrights of Wealthy Osage Tribe Members [Hogan, Laurence J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Osage Indian Murders: The True Story of a Murder Plot to Inherit the Headrights of Wealthy Osage 4/4(5).

Pomifera Oil comes from the The Osage Orange, or Maclura Pomifera. This fruit is the product of a common midwestern fruit tree. The Osage-orange is a small to medium-sized tree, having a short trunk and a rounded or irregular crown.

The twigs are buff to orange-brown and are armed with one-half inch long spines. Fossils indicate that Osage orange (Maclura pomifera) once grew naturally well outside its native range of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, and Arkansas. Then it retreated, perhaps ahead of advancing glaciers.

Thousands of years later, because it was cultivated and planted by settlers as inexpensive fencing, it once again spread. The Osage Orange Tree by: William Stafford On that first day of high school in the prairie town where the tree was, I stood in the sun by the flagpole and watched, but pretended not to watch, the others.

They stood in groups and talked and knew each other, all except one - a girl though -. Osage oranges. You’ve heard of the Osage Indians, but have you heard of the Osage orange?

Latin name Maclura pomifera, the Osage orange is a grapefruit-sized, pale green, bumpy, ordinarily uneaten fruit with a woody, pulpy consistency that smells a good deal like its citrus these fruits are seldom eaten, are they useful for something else?Osage Orange Lumber.

Osage Orange lumber is among the densest, hottest burning woods in North America. It is often used as fencing because of it’s very high degree of rot and insect resistance. Osage Orange can be identified from similar looking species due to the water soluble yellow dye the wood naturally contains.Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - Kindle edition by Grann, David.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of /5(K).