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Cinnamomum camphora - Camphor Tree


Cinnamomum camphora - Camphor Tree  (Cinnamomum camphora - Camphor Tree)

Some common Camphor trees growing in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. They're a very hardy and commonly grown tree here in CA...they 're probably very commonly grown in England too. Photo taken June 3, 2010.



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I don't think I have ever seen one of these trees in England.Do they smell like moth balls or Vic. !!!

6 Jun, 2010

 

Homebird:

When the leaves are crushed they smell like camphor. This is the tree which camphor is extracted from.

6 Jun, 2010

 

I wondered if it was. Thanks Delonix.

6 Jun, 2010

 

Homebird:

You're welcome! : > )

6 Jun, 2010



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