Pine tree “rubs” with a red substance on it

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Pine tree “rubs” with a red substance on it

Unread postby mheichelbech » Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:54 am

I have found these in different places, a large pine or cedar that appears to be a rub and it has a red substance in different spots that appears to be blood.

Anyone know anything about this?
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Re: Pine tree “rubs” with a red substance on it

Unread postby Jdw » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:09 am

Looks like eastern red cedar. It might be sap you are seeing
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Re: Pine tree “rubs” with a red substance on it

Unread postby mheichelbech » Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:35 am

Jdw wrote:Looks like eastern red cedar. It might be sap you are seeing

Yea I’ve seen that on trees before. I’m not even sure it’s a buck rub. There are other big rubs in the area but nothing like that. I didn’t know trees had red sap.
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Re: Pine tree “rubs” with a red substance on it

Unread postby brancher147 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:30 pm

Woodpecker holes and you are seeing the red inner wood? It is a red cedar.
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Re: Pine tree “rubs” with a red substance on it

Unread postby mheichelbech » Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:01 pm

brancher147 wrote:Woodpecker holes and you are seeing the red inner wood? It is a red cedar.

Definitely a sap lap substance.
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