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Noun1.Maclura - yellowwood trees or shrubsMaclura - yellowwood trees or shrubs    
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Moraceae, Moraceae, mulberry family - trees or shrubs having a milky juice; in some classifications includes genus Cannabis
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One of the most useful trees that grows on our place is the Osage orange (Maclura pomifera), which here in Kansas is generally called "hedge" or "hedge apple." The tree, once in high demand by the railroads for its dense, decay-resistant wood, was nearly harvested to extinction to supply crossties.
Another tree not previously studied for biofuel usage is Osage orange (Maclura pomifera [Raf.] C.K.
I took advantage of the season's first cool temperatures and spent the morning cutting fence posts from several Osage orange (Maclura pomifera; hedge, hedge-apple, bow wood, etc.) trees for a pen-building project that has been on my mind all summer.
Alaska is well outside its growing zone, but I wonder if you have any experience with caring for Maclura outside its normal area.
This fragrance appeals to the young and trendy and contains maclura fruits, jasmine and vetiver.
In the understory, common trees include hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), box elder (Acer negundo), Eve's necklace (Sophora affinis) and bois d'arc (Maclura pomifera).