365 Frankendael day 186

Some Hops (Humulus lupulus) today,

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Along with Pennsylvania Pelitory (Parietaria pensylvatica).

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I was back at the mysterious “French nut tree”, in the park also today. I’d thought it may be a member of the  Pistachio family but my tree identification book tells me it’s not. I’m still clueless as to it’s real identity and whether it’s edible our not. Any ideas?

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The leaves are heart shaped, wooly on both sides (particularly beneath but a little on top) smooth edged and my full hand span across. The fruit has a five pointed calyx and it tapers to a sharp point at the end of the fruit. The one I picked today is a little sticky on the outside.

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