Delaware Trees: A Guide to the Identification of the Native Tree Species

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Delaware Department of Agriculture Forest Service, 1995 - Trees - 254 pages
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aments American elm AMERICAN HOLLY apex apophysis attain a height axils BALD CYPRESS bark BARK—On old trunks beneath BITTERNUT HICKORY black locust BLACKJACK OAK bracts branches branchlets broad buds BUDS—Alternate calyx carpel Carya Castle County catkins Charles Sprague Sargent chestnut oak CHOKEBERRY clusters colored cone conifers corymbs crack willow Crataegus cubic foot cymes dark green deciduous Delaware drupe EASTERN RED CEDAR EASTERN WHITE PINE enlarged female flowers fissures Florida flowering dogwood FLOWERS—In forest fruit Gaylussacia genus GENUS DESCRIPTION—The gray green above green ash HABITAT—Prefers hairy heartwood hickory hornbeam involucre Kent County leaf scar leaflets leaves LEAVES—Alternate lenticels light brown light green Linnaeus lobes LOBLOLLY PINE male margins maturity medullary rays midrib native natural size North America Northern Hemisphere NORTHERN RED OAK NOTES—The nutlets obovate occasionally attain often ornamental ornamental tree Osage orange ovate overcup oak ovoid pale panicles parenchyma per cu petiole pignut hickory pine pistillate pistillate flowers pitch pine planted poison sumac POND PINE pubescent racemes RANGE rarely red-brown reddish brown reforestation resinous ridges rounded samara sapwood scales seed sepals sessile shagbark hickory shiny short stalked SHORTLEAF PINE shrub silver maple slender smooth soils species staminate staminate flower stem stomata stout strobile sugar maple Sussex County swamps tall tannin Taxodium terminal Texas thick thin Tilia tomentose toothed tree usually trunk diameter viburnum VIRGINIA PINE white ash white mulberry white oak WILLOW OAK Winter twig wood WOOD—Diffuse-porous WOOD—Ring-porous yellow yellow poplar yellowish young trunks

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