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The biology of burlsAuthor(s): Kevin T. Smith
Source: Bark. Issue 3(2012): 6. [Published by Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association]
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionSeveral tree wardens have recently reported thefts of burls from pubhc trees, especially in park areas. A burl is a tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner. It commonly occurs on a tree trunk or branch as a rounded outgrowth filled with small knots.
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CitationSmith, Kevin T. 2012. The biology of burls. Bark. Issue 3(2012): 6. [Published by Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association]
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