Get a Look at Late Summer Tree Fruit

By Carol Quish

Most of us know the normal tree fruits we commonly eat this time of year; apple, peaches, plums, even the more unusual quince and pawpaw. Most trees produce seeds to reproduce. Some seeds are housed in unusual wrappings. Take a photo trip through this blog to view uncommon and perhaps under appreciated seed vessels of Connecticut trees.

    Cornus kousa fruit – photo by Pamm Cooper
Baldcypress cone Quish
Baldcypress cone – photo by Carol Quish
Horse Chestnut – photo by Pamm Cooper
Turkey Oak Acorn – photo by Pamm Cooper
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Magnolia Seed Pod – photo by Carol Quish
Pawpaw Fruit – photo by USDA Agricultural Research Service