Skip to Main Content
U.S. Forest Service
Caring for the land and serving people

United States Department of Agriculture

Home > Search > Publication Information

  1. Share via EmailShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on Twitter
    Dislike this pubLike this pub
    Author(s): George R., Jr. Trimble
    Date: 1965
    Source: Research Note NE-30. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
    PDF: View PDF  (246.23 KB)

    Description

    In the past, uncontrolled clearcutting on many of the good to excellent hardwood sites in the Appalachians has resulted in forest stands composed of the so-called cove hardwoods, a high proportion of which are intolerant species. Characteristically these stands run heavily to yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.), northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.), black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.), basswood (Tilia americana L. and T. heterophylla Vent.), white ash, (Fraxinus americana L.), and sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.); and the first three species generally make up more than half the stems in the overstory. Other trees commonly found in the mixture are red maple (A. rubrum L.), beech (Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.), sweet birch (Betula lenta L.), white oak (Q. alba L.), chestnut oak (Q. prinus L.), hickory (Carya spp. Nutt.), and cucumbertree (Magnolia acuminata L.).

    Publication Notes

    • Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
    • Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
    • During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
    • Please contact Sharon Hobrla, shobrla@fs.fed.us if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
    • We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
    • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.

    Citation

    Trimble, George R., Jr. 1965. Species composition changes under individual tree selection cutting in cove hardwoods. Research Note NE-30. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6

    Related Search


    XML: View XML
Show More
Show Fewer
Jump to Top of Page
https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/11896