Tree identification by roots

Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by GDEE, Apr 23, 2015.

  1. GDEE

    GDEE New Member

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    Tree roots blocked storm sewer line under driveway.
    Any help identifying culprit would be appreciated. Roots apparently 7 - 9 feet down.
    Nearby suspects are 1)very large weeping willow, 20 ft from blockage (tree has 25ft diameter canopy) 2) tall pyramid cedar, 10 feet from blockage 3)low junipers, 10 feet from blockage.
     

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  2. SusanDunlap

    SusanDunlap Active Member

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    get samples from the known trees/shrubs and compare.
     
  3. GDEE

    GDEE New Member

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    Thanks, but was hoping for a simpler solution. The trees are next to a driveway and the paved road; extremely difficult to dig to get samples.
     
  4. Tony Puddicombe

    Tony Puddicombe Active Member VCBF Cherry Scout

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    I would suspect the weeping willow. Their roots seek out water vigourously
     

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