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Silvical characteristics of beech (Fagus grandifolia)Author(s): Francis M. Rushmore
Source: Station Paper NE-161. 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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DescriptionOf all the trees in our forests, the beech somehow always stands out. Its clean, smooth, sculptured blending of bole and branch gives it a form that is unique. Also unique is its smooth gray bark, which does not become furrowed with old age as that of other trees, but remains smooth from ground to crown.
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CitationRushmore, Francis M. 1961. Silvical characteristics of beech (Fagus grandifolia). Station Paper NE-161. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
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