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« on: 16/04/2007 09:54:35 »
below is a picture of a tree "leaf". now, i have no idea as to the  type of tree that it is from, so luckilly that is not my question  :)

my question is, when Anastasia brushed past one of the low lying branches a big cloud of, what i can only describe as dust poured from the "leaf"!

what was this dust?



 

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« Reply #1 on: 16/04/2007 12:16:23 »
My guess would be that it was pollen that was dusted off from the tree.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 16/04/2007 12:38:38 »
Yep me too. I have a tree in my garden and I hit it with my badminton racket and a cloud of greeny yellowy dust came off.. And it was pollen ;D I'm allergic to pollen, so I don't go too close to the tree now :o
 

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« Reply #3 on: 16/04/2007 14:35:18 »
I have this tree in my garden too.....well..not YOUR tree because that would be silly and wrong !....but Anastasia has inadvertently found the dwelling of the laundry fairies (see my comment in your laundry drying thread)....everywhere they go they leave fairy dust....it's how they procreate y'know !!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 16/04/2007 19:40:29 »
My guess would be that it was pollen that was dusted off from the tree.

i never thought of that  [:I] , there was masses of the stuff. it generated really large clouds of the pollen dust.

Neil, as you are so wealthy. i possibly was in the back end of your garden. all the way up in Newark!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 16/04/2007 21:10:18 »
LOL !!...who says I'm wealthy ?..if I was I'd be dictating my posts  and have far too much free time to be here !!..LOL
My guess would be that it was pollen that was dusted off from the tree.

i never thought of that  [:I] , there was masses of the stuff. it generated really large clouds of the pollen dust.

Neil, as you are so wealthy. i possibly was in the back end of your garden. all the way up in Newark!

LOL !!...who says I'm wealthy ?..if I was I'd be dictating my posts  and have far too much free time to be here !!..LOL
 

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« Reply #6 on: 16/04/2007 21:30:00 »
Yes.. And he wouldn't be wearing two cheap rings on his hand!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 14/06/2007 11:48:45 »
Seany, just so's you know, the tree in question appears to be a Western Red Cedar (Thuja Plicata) and originates in the NW areas of the USA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja_plicata
 

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« Reply #8 on: 15/06/2007 07:34:17 »
below is a picture of a tree "leaf". now, i have no idea as to the  type of tree that it is from, so luckilly that is not my question  :)

my question is, when Anastasia brushed past one of the low lying branches a big cloud of, what i can only describe as dust poured from the "leaf"!

what was this dust?



Looks like my cedar tree!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 15/06/2007 07:36:44 »
Seany, just so's you know, the tree in question appears to be a Western Red Cedar (Thuja Plicata) and originates in the NW areas of the USA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja_plicata

LOL it is a cedar tree..LOL? I will take a picture tomorrow.LOL Is it pollen? Mine has gotten quite large over the last ten years..
« Last Edit: 15/06/2007 09:32:06 by Karen W. »
 

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« Reply #10 on: 15/06/2007 09:35:49 »
Karen---are you out there--this is michaela and i'm trying to find you
 

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« Reply #11 on: 19/06/2007 06:16:30 »
Karen---are you out there--this is michaela and i'm trying to find you

LOL..LOL Yes I am here right now...Are you ok...I just saw this post!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 19/06/2007 22:48:25 »

The above is my cedar..






These are small pieces of the cedar you can see some of the powdery pollen or whatever on the branches also! It has grown about8 or ten feet in the last 15 years and has doubled in width and circumference!
« Last Edit: 19/06/2007 22:53:42 by Karen W. »
 

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