Node/lumps on Willow tree

morningbeamOctober 27, 2011

Good Morning,

I was at a wildlife preserve a few weeks ago and saw a (what I thought was ... ) willow tree that had blown over. It was still alive but lying horizontally. It had lumps/nodes all over the side facing up while the side facing the ground had none. I'm just curious what they are...I thought maybe galls???? but I don't know much about trees

Thanks so much!!!

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

doesnt look like willow bark to me... check the link ... looks more like maple .. but i claim no expertise ...

otherwise.. looks like healed over branch cuts ... in other words.. there used to be branches there.. and it has healed over ...

welcome to GW ... please post more of your mysteries.. its fun

ken

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