Dear 100 Hour Board,
I'm interested in finding a particular tree/trees, and if you can answer my question, then all the better.
Lately, I have been doing a lot of research on what different kinds of tree species can be found in Provo/Utah County (partly with the interest of finding seeds or fruit). The one I've had a really difficult time finding nearby, though, (and one of my favorites,) is maclura pomifera, or Osage Orange (also known as Hedge Apple or "Bodark" in some locales). I have read that they were planted somewhat in Utah Valley in the past, and I know where some trees can be found in Salt Lake and Weber counties (including an old hedgerow near 41.3136, -111.9918), but I never travel that direction very much. Do you know if there's any way I can find out if there's any growing around here?
You seem like you may already be aware of the Tree Tour website for BYU. It appears there aren't any Osage Orange trees on BYU campus.
I also dragged my friend on at least 5 different walks and looked for any of these trees based on what I saw when I looked them up on the Internet. Sadly, I didn't find anything.
Sorry I couldn't help any more than this. Best of luck on your own searches! I'm sure they exist somewhere.