The osage orange tree

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Rue des mûriers A gauche du chemin 04100 Manosque
The osage orange tree is rare in Manosque and uncommon in France. From the Latin name "Maclura pomifera", it can be recognized by its green fruits which look like oranges but are not edible.
Also called bois d'arc, it is a deciduous tree of the Moraceae family, like the mulberry tree. It gave its name to the housing estate classified as a "20th century heritage" and to the street. The thorny branches have simple and pointed leaves of a nice shiny green color. This tree is about 70 years old and owes its name to the North American Indians of the Osage tribe. Its wood was used to make bows and from its fruit (inedible) was extracted the latex used to dye the tribe's face. It was...
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Rue des mûriers A gauche du chemin 04100 Manosque
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