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The chestnut oak forests of the anthracite regionAuthor(s): C. F. Burnham; M. J. Ferree; F. E. Cunningham
Source: Station Paper NE-9. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-28.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe chestnut oak forests occur mostly on poor sites along the tops and southern slopes of ridges in the central and southern parts of the Anthracite Region (see map). This forest type is not of much commercial value. It contains some saw timber and mine timber, but most of the chestnut oak stands are of seedling-and-sapling size. Furthermore, many of them are in inaccessible places.
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CitationBurnham, C. F.; Ferree, M. J.; Cunningham, F. E. 1947. The chestnut oak forests of the anthracite region. Station Paper NE-9. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-28.
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