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Maclura pomifera tree

The fruits are not generally eaten, and human use is limited to the tree's wood, for instance in bow making (bois d’arc). These trees were imported in Europe in the early 18th century and become a source of different legends, ergo their European names: "pomme d'Adam", "pomo d'Adamo", "nuez de Adán." nature, tree, fruit, plant Photo: Luciano Elementi

A few osage oranges (Maclura pomifera tree) are still hanging by the Site 50 barn entrance from Batavia Road. The fruits are not generally eaten, and human use is limited to the tree’s wood, for instance in bow making.

This looks like part of a rocket launch, but it is just condensation and dense fog created by the spewing of cold nitrogen into the humid environment outside the Magnet Testing Facility. everyday objects Photo: Luciano Elementi

This looks like part of a rocket launch, but it is just condensation and dense fog created by the spewing of cold nitrogen into the humid environment outside the magnet testing facility.