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2013-06-27 23:27:18

Ruby Falls Eastern Redbud, Don Egolf Redbud, Bluebeard and Dwarf Fringe “Crimson Fire” are just some of the exotic varieties chosen to further beautify this breathtaking North Carolina mountain

2011-12-15 17:02:05

The number of sugar maples in Upper Great Lakes forests is likely to decline in coming decades, according to University of Michigan ecologists and their colleagues, due to a previously unrecognized threat from a familiar enemy: acid rain.

2009-09-18 00:00:00

PARIS, September 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mnazi Bay, Tanzania: Maurel & Prom will farm in to a 38.22% participating interest in the Mnazi Bay permit, with a 47.775% participating interest for Exploration Operations (the difference being due to Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation's (TPDC) 20% participating interest in all but Exploration Operations). Maurel & Prom will assume operatorship of all Petroleum Operations under the PSA (Production Sharing Agreement)....

2008-11-03 15:00:15

Victoria Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: VIT) ("Victoria" or "the Company") is pleased to provide the following update on the Company's progress.

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Lee Logan, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 6--The lake's marinas were all open and reported normal holiday business. SKIATOOK -- High water thinned out the crowds at Skiatook Lake on Saturday, but some residents still came out with their boats, fishing poles and picnic baskets.

2007-04-19 06:00:00

By Abrams, Marc D No species in the eastern United States better exemplifies a ubiquitous yet subordinate tree than does blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica).

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Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.