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  • I am sitting here trying to remember the name of the tree bay leaves come from. The tree only grows in two places in the world, Israel and south western Oregon. The wood is also used for wood turning wooden items. I saw this when I was in Oregon back in the 1980s. Maybe someone from Oregon can supply the name of the tree.
  • 2-27-2017 Laurel. And yes, the wood is sometimes quite beautiful.
    • Thinker
      Thanks...couldn't think of it to save me.
    • Jewels Vern
      Checking a little more, I find that dozens of plants are called laurel The bay laurel is a Greek plant. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurus_nobilis

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