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2007-12-27 09:32:46

The American Beech (Fagus grandifolia), is a species of beech native to eastern North America. It can be found from Nova Scotia west to southern Ontario in Canada, and Wisconsin south to eastern Texas and east to northern Florida in the United States. Trees in the southern half of its range are sometimes distinguished as a separate species. A related beech native to the mountains of central Mexico is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the American Beech, but is actually a separate species,...

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2007-12-27 09:13:38

The Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea), is a North American fir, native to most of eastern and central Canada and the northeastern United States. In Canada it is found from Newfoundland to central Alberta. In the United States the Balsam Fir is found from Minnesota to Maine, and south in the Appalachian Mountains to West Virginia. It is a small to medium-size evergreen tree from 45 to 65 feet tall, with a narrow conic crown. Few balsams may grow to over 85 feet tall. The bark on young trees is...

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2005-06-14 10:31:10

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis, synomym B. lutea), is a species of birch native to eastern North America, from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and southern Quebec west to Minnesota, and south in the Appalachian Mountains to northern Georgia. It is the Provincial tree of Quebec and the name reflects the color of the tree's bark. This medium-sized deciduous tree reaches 20 m tall (exceptionally to 30 m) with a trunk up to 80 cm diameter. The bark is smooth, yellow-bronze, flaking in fine...

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