Keep finding these- what tree are they falling from?

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Found these on the ground but can't figure out which tree the are falling from. A lot of old trees. They are flat.
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  • Christy Roppel Christy Roppel on Jun 24, 2017
    Gosh, it's hard to say....could it be a Kentucky Coffeetree? Where do you live and are all the pods like this or are some "fatter/fuller"?

  • Mrs22407073 Mrs22407073 on Jun 24, 2017
    Go to this site and scroll down until you see Maple, Boxelder - Samaras. Do you think you might have these trees in your neighborhood? If this does not help, I would take it to your local garden store where they have tree experts (not the big box hardware stores). Also, when you need help on here, could you let us know what area you live in? Hope I have helped. Good luck!

  • Josephine Grippi Wicker Josephine Grippi Wicker on Jun 24, 2017
    Looks like pods from a maple trees. I grew up with maples in NJ.

  • SisLeahM SisLeahM on Jun 24, 2017
    Kentucky coffee tree! Thank you. I found more. Big as my hand.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jun 24, 2017
    Definitely not maple, they are the wrong shape and texture of the "helicopters" that come off them. They have a bulbous end that holds the seed and a very thin end that catches the breeze and twirls them.

  • Swan Road Designs Swan Road Designs on Jun 24, 2017
    Check into mimosa trees. The pods look similar to those that come from mimosas.

  • Bnw13594841 Bnw13594841 on Jun 24, 2017
    Could be from red bud trees.

  • Debbie Fulton Debbie Fulton on Jun 24, 2017
    It's a mimosa tree seed. It's a beautiful tree with pink fringe like flowers. It smells great. Unfortunately though, it's an extremely invasive tree, and will take over the world

  • SisLeahM SisLeahM on Jun 26, 2017
    Some of the pods are as big as my hand. Some bigger. There are no mimosa trees in yard. No red bud trees. We have a huge back yard, and on the edge of it this is what we are blessed with: