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I live in the SF Bay Area and am trying to identify a tree on my street. It's the fruit that is confusing me -- does anyone know what this fruit is? It's not a rare tree -- there are at least several more on the surrounding streets.

Mature leaves are about 6" long and greater.

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  • $\begingroup$ Could you put something in to indicate scale? $\endgroup$
    – jamesqf
    Jun 14, 2019 at 17:11
  • $\begingroup$ Looks like the regional government maps every street tree: data.sfgov.org/City-Infrastructure/Street-Tree-Map/337t-q2b4 Maybe you can find it! $\endgroup$ Jun 14, 2019 at 20:02
  • $\begingroup$ A photo of the bark/trunk would be useful too, and if you can break off a leaf and see if there is any latex that oozes out of the wound. Unless of course you found it in the street tree inventory. $\endgroup$ Jun 14, 2019 at 20:56
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks everyone! -- I'm the poster. I added some pictures of the bark and fruit earlier today but the edit did not go through. I don't care for the comment policies here so will be deleting my account. $\endgroup$
    – user52104
    Jun 15, 2019 at 2:40

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That looks like a persimmon — your first image is of immature fruit.

Compare with:

immature Persimmon from UC Davis — Fruit and Nut Education UC Davis — Fruit and Nut Education

Google Image link

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    $\begingroup$ Good job... I was thinking about persimmon too, but for whatever reason could not find a picture of those leathery sepals. Now I know. The bark would have been distinctive. $\endgroup$ Jun 15, 2019 at 1:29

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