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    Author(s): W. R. Beaufait; T. C. Nelson
    Date: 1957
    Source: Journal of Forestry 55(8): 588
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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    Many thrifty, second-growth baldcypress trees (Taxodium distichum) [L.] Rich. ) appear to lay down several rings each year. These false rings may cause foresters to underestimate the growth potential of a highly prized species by overestimating the age of sample trees.

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    Beaufait, W. R.; Nelson, T. C. 1957. Ring Counts in Second-Growth Baldcypress. Journal of Forestry 55(8):588.

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