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Silvical characteristics of black cherry (Prunus serotina)Author(s): Ashbel F. Hough
Source: Station Paper NE-139. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionBlack cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) is the largest of the native cherry trees of the United States. It may grow to more than 100 feet in height, and to as much as 5 feet in diameter. It is the only species of its genus that provides lumber for commerce. And this lumber, because of its stability and its superior working qualities, is one of the most precious of cabinet woods.
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CitationHough, Ashbel F. 1960. Silvical characteristics of black cherry (Prunus serotina). Station Paper NE-139. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
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