I tried to figure out what this is but no chance. Just give me a hint.
Thanks, Bill, I've never seen that kind of tree. From the stump I guessed it must be a tree. But the rest looked so different from any tree I know that it kept me puzzled. You never stop learning.Walter it is part of an Australian Grass Tree or Xanthorrea. This specimen was in neighbour's garden but died and was removed. My pic shows the crown from underneath. This specimen would have been hundreds of years old.
Here is a stock photo showing a living specimen.
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