What kind of a tree would you be?

pete41(9ab FL.)September 23, 2007

My mother never saw the irony in calling me a Son of a beech,

but I don't see myself as a nut.

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bettym_grow

The Whomping Willow of course! Did you see any of the Harry Potter films? If so then you'll know why. This is a tree with attitude.

Betty

    Bookmark   September 23, 2007 at 8:41PM
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kittymoonbeam

I always thought Hickory was a sexy name for a guy

I'd like to be a redwood and watch the years sgo by (preferrably in Yosemite or Big Basin). But being a willowy pepper tree might be nice too. The old Norse legend says women were made from the ash tree and I have a beautiful golden ash outside my back door.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2007 at 8:46PM
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pete41(9ab FL.)

By the way-Jack Nicholson almost made the mother mention.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2007 at 8:49PM
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meredith_e Z7b, Piedmont of NC, 1000' elevation

I think you lost me at Jack, but this is odd! I just posted with the word nutty and read this quote today:

Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut that held its ground.

Surely, I'm an Oak then... and the twisted kind that you see often in the south, too :)

    Bookmark   September 23, 2007 at 11:02PM
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moodyblue(8)

A huge open old apple tree. I would have most beautiful blossoms in the Spring and delectable fruit late summer to fall. I would be loved by humans and wild-life alike. Hopefully the deer would feast on my droppings(oops!) from fall unto winter; providing them with some good nourishment to see them through when the snow covered grounds are hiding their food.

My winter babies

Pauline - Vancouver Island

    Bookmark   September 23, 2007 at 11:41PM
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carla17(Z7 NC)

Kwanzan cherry. Did I spell it right

    Bookmark   September 24, 2007 at 7:11AM
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labrea_gw

A Weeping Hingham Cherry

    Bookmark   September 25, 2007 at 9:41PM
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Molineux(6b)

A Golden Delicious apple tree.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2007 at 8:06AM
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pete41(9ab FL.)

My play on words was the motive but your answers are all good.I really would have to go with some kind of nut.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2007 at 10:08AM
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kathwhit(z8, West OR)

Sweetgum. They have the most gorgeous fall foliage, and then hang on to those leaves forever. And they have those weird round spikey seed pods.
Kathy

    Bookmark   September 26, 2007 at 2:35PM
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ronda_in_carolina

By default..a swamp Cyprus.

Why?

Because I have knobby knees and little critters nipping at my ankles. LOL


Image courtesy Steve Nix

    Bookmark   September 26, 2007 at 3:47PM
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trishaw(Z7 Upper SC)

I want to be a Magnolia Tree!

Trish

    Bookmark   September 26, 2007 at 5:15PM
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moodyblue(8)

Ronda and Pete - Too funny. Pete, you are already a nut!!:)
Pauline - Vancouver Island

    Bookmark   September 27, 2007 at 12:52PM
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jody(7b - NC)

Default - Pine. My maiden name was Pine. My dad called us the Sugar Pines. I have no clue as to why he fixed on a pine tree (Pinaceae Pinus lambertiana Dougl.) that grows on the west coast. He was from Louisiana. He took part in the CCC camps as a young man - planted thousands upon thousands of pine seedlings in the south.

I don't like pine trees - they fall over on my rosebeds for no good reason at all.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2007 at 9:09AM
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