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Old December 29th, 2010, 09:32 PM
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Wild nut identification?

These nuts were rampant in the San Bernardino mountains, east of Los Angeles, approximately here:

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sour...California&z=7

Here's a picture of the nut:

http://sinkingsensation.com/nut.jpg

It grew on a bush, and most of the nuts had fallen on the ground.

We collected a bunch. We're wondering the name? And whether they're edible?
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Old December 30th, 2010, 05:06 AM
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Re: Wild nut identification?

Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia I believe.
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi-bi...sp.+ilicifolia
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