Comments: OsageOrange has a relatively low modulus of elasticity compared to its weight and modulus of rupture which helps explain why it is sometimes used for archery
The Osageorange tree (Maclura pomifera) is no kin to the citrus, but the fruit has a faint orangey fragrance strong enough to result in the
Because the wood of the Osageorange is strong, flexible and takes on a nice finish when polished, Native Americans used it for war clubs and bows. Although Osageorange trees can be found throughout the Eastern states, they aren't native to our area. They were first found growing in the...
OsageOrange is prized for traditional bow-making and other valued uses.
Fruit and leaf of Osageorange plant from the PLANTS Database website. Photo by Jeff McMillian. Alternate Names: bodark, hedge apple, horse-apple, naranjo chino, hedge, and Bois d’Arc. Uses Historically it was used by Native American tribes to produce wooden bows thus the French name...
The sapwood of Osageorange is scarcely half an inch thick, and in loblolly pine it may be six inches or more. I have a windbreak on the south side made of
OsageOrange, Maclura pomifera, is a beautiful wood from the southern Midwest! The heartwood is golden to bright yellow, which almost certainly ages to a darker medium brown with time: primarily due to exposure to UV light. OsageOrange is extremely durable and is considered to be one of the most...
The Cemetery Detective explores the useofOsageOrange trees as Cemetery perimeter fencing.
Osageorange trees (Maclura pomifera) are a familiar site in the Southwest, harking back to the days before barbed wire, when the trees formed living, thorny hedges that marked boundaries and protected livestock from wandering. But while the useof the trees in a hedgerow or as a superb crafting wood...
While the edibility of the OsageOrange has been maligned for decades, its usefulness as a tree has not. It was and still is esteemed for making bows.
osageorange - small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by Native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge.
OSAGE ORANGEOSAGE ORANGE (Maclura pomifera) is a relatively small, unusually twisted, and frequently multitrunked tree with a small natural range in northern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, and neighboring
The Extraordinary OsageOrange Tree. Osage (Maclura pomifera) is the sole surviving member of the genus Maclura — of its many
Osageorange definition is - an ornamental usually thorny U.S. tree (Maclura pomifera) of the mulberry family with shiny ovate leaves and hard bright orange wood; also : its yellowish-green globose fruit.
Useof the Osageorange tree as hedge was so common throughout most of its introduced range that "hedge" became the tree's common name.
Osageorange definition, a tree, Maclura pomifera, of the mulberry family, native to the south-central U.S., having hard, yellowish wood and often cultivated for hedges.
Osageorange definition: 1. a small thorny tree (Maclura pomifera) of the mulberry family, with hard, yellow wood, native to the central U.S. and often used for hedges 2. its greenish-yellow, orange-shaped, inedible fruit...
Osageoranges are members of the mulberry family, meaning that they are not true oranges. The fruit produced by these trees does look like an orange, especially at a distance, but it is inedible. Although their fruit cannot be eaten, Osageorange trees have a number of uses...
Osageorange: Osageorange, (Maclura pomifera), thorny tree with large, yellow-green, wrinkled fruit and a milky sap that can produce dermatitis in humans. It is the only species of its genus in the mulberry family (Moraceae). It is native to the south-central United States but has been planted...
English examples for "Osageorange" - There are some OsageOrange trees not far from the property as well. We had to pass through an osageorange hedge that was worse than the enemy's fire. Osageorange has been the most used for farm hedges.
Osageorange growing shrub to tree of the genus Maclura also known as Osageorange tree or Maclura pomifera, Osageorange perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant and medical, can grow in temperate, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.
The Osageorange, Maclura pomifera, is named for the Osage Indians that lived in the tree’s native range and for the scent of its fruit. Originally found in an area of southern Oklahoma and northern Texas, farmers grew Osageorange in the Plains states as a natural fence.
osageorange, bow wood, mock orange, Maclura pomifera(noun). small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by Native Americans...
Osage-orange trees are native to an area centered on the Arkansas and Red River valleys in southern Oklahoma and northern Texas. They derive their name from the Osage Indians. These people prized the wood from the osage-orange for its strength and elasticity. They used it primarily for making...
Other folk usesof the plant include its use by Native Americans as a cancer treatment; in Bolivia, the plant’s sap has been used to treat tooth pain, and the bark and leaves
Osage OrangeTree. It’s not used as food by humans, but squirrels and other wildlife love it. We do send instructions.
Definition of Osageorange - a small spiny North American deciduous tree which bears inedible
Wherever Osageorange grew, it had many a use. At one time, a Plains Indian brave would gladly trade a horse and blanket for a bow made of the wood. The reputation of such bows spread widely from the land of their makers-the Osage Indians of Arkansas and Missouri.
an example, using one of my segmented bowls, of how osageorange turns brown over time. The pic on the left was when the bowl was newly finished with 3 heavy coats of brushed-on polyurethane with UV blocker and the pic on the right is after 8 years of sitting on a shelf in a room that has only a small...
The OsageOrange Tree (also called Bodock, Bodarc, and Hedge Apple) I found at the Nashville Zoo surprised me! I don’t think I would have noticed the tree
While OsageOranges do contain chemicals that can be extracted and concentrated and will repel insects in a laboratory, the concentration in the fruit is too low for insects to notice if you just have some of the fruit sitting around. Actual uses for OsageOrange fruit that aren’t scams
Definitions of osageorange: noun: small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge.
Osageorange will grow to 10 feet tall within 5 years, eventually reaching 20 to 40 feet.
Characteristic of an exotic hardwood, it can be used for mantles and bows, but is tough enough to dull cutting knives. If you ask locals — wood dealers in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma — about Osageorange, they’ll tell you the wood has had three main uses: wagon wheels, posts for hedge...
He used a combination of historical accounts and herbarium specimens to build on the work of George Bishop Sudworth and Charles Sprague Sargent to create a 6-volume Atlas of United States Trees.
Osage-orange can now be found in all 48 contiguous states. Its widespread distribution was supported by its boundless adaptability to wide-ranging environmental conditions and its use for several utilitarian purposes. Trees were planted as living fences prior to the development of barbed wire.
The Osageorange is commonly used as a tree row windbreak in prairie states, which gives it one of its colloquial names, "hedge apple". It was one of the primary trees used in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "Great Plains Shelterbelt" WPA project...
OsageOrange is one of my favorite dye sources for creating a range of golden yellows, metallic and russet golds, as well as soft mossy greens. I usually steer clear of using mordants in my dye process with the exception of yellows. Above all I prefer the soft earthy color results of mordant-free dye baths.
This week’s tree is the Osageorange (Maclura pomifera). This small deciduous tree grows best in full sunlight and can reach heights of about 30 to 40 feet tall.
OsageOrange (n.) 1.(MeSH)A plant genus of the family MORACEAE. Members contain maclurin, antifungal chalcones, and other compounds.
Osageorange isn't all that common "on the racks" because it's generally pretty gnarly and hard to harvest in quantity.
Top synonym for osageorange (other word for osageorange) is bow wood.
Osage-Orange. Maclura pomifera. Leaves: Deciduous.
I promote and provide OsageOrange as a superior tonewood for building guitars and other fine instruments. This isn't an online shop, but you should feel free to give me a call or contact me through this site about any custom milling you might require or your interest in any of the sets I have on...
small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by Native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge.
The wood of osageorange was highly prized by the Osage Indians of Arkansas and Missouri for bows. In fact, osageorange is stronger than oak (Quercus) and as tough as hickory (Carya), and is considered by archers to be one of the finest native North American woods for bows.