Isn't this an unusual sight? From the car they looked sort of like overgrown tennis balls littering the ground of the state park. My husband told us they are hedgeapples. To me and the kids, they were a novelty. But we didn't even consider eating them. Apparently you can do that and a lot more. Some people even think they keep away spiders. I read that on this website devoted to hedgeapples.
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