View Full Version : anyone know anything about trees

09-07-2008, 06:07 PM
I was digging up the ground to plant some stuff today and I had to cut up some roots...

I noticed after I cut them they smelled REALLY strong and a lot like ginger (but they are tree roots so obviously not actual ginger)

I can not find out online what type of tree this is?

It's not sassafras and it's not eucalyptus (unless it's some species I couldnt find online)

the leaves are sort of like the eucalyptus leaves but they aren't long and skinny, just shorter and more oval-shaped. (also not waxy)

its a medicinal gingery vanilla flavor! dangit this is bugging me!

09-07-2008, 06:14 PM
might want to ask these guys

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09-07-2008, 09:39 PM
It's an ailanthus altissima.

09-07-2008, 09:54 PM

09-07-2008, 10:04 PM
We talking about the kind of trees that you smoke?

09-08-2008, 12:16 AM
Sounds like a larch to me. You didn't let it contact your skin right?