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by Marcboston
Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: possible Giant Sequoia in Salem County
Replies: 13
Views: 2812

Re: possible Giant Sequoia in Salem County

There is a big one at the Blithwold arboretum in Bristol RI that is close supposedly over 90' tall. They state it is the tallest east of the Mississippi. In fact, there are several specimens on this property. A great little arboretum, gorgeous grounds!
by Marcboston
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: South America
Topic: Can anyone ID this tree, please?
Replies: 13
Views: 2993

Re: Can anyone ID this tree, please?

Now that I blew up the picture I fully agree that it is a Norfolk Island Pine.
by Marcboston
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: South America
Topic: Can anyone ID this tree, please?
Replies: 13
Views: 2993

Re: Can anyone ID this tree, please?

I first thought it was a Norfolk island Pine but they are not all that cold tolerant. There was no detail for the foliage that is why I guessed a Monkey Puzzle.
by Marcboston
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Discussions of the Eastern United States and Canada
Topic: Made greatest trees you tube video...
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

Re: Made greatest trees you tube video...

Loved it, I want to post it to my facebook page! Great work.
by Marcboston
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:25 am
Forum: South America
Topic: Can anyone ID this tree, please?
Replies: 13
Views: 2993

Re: Can anyone ID this tree, please?

Monkey Puzzle Tree. They are really cool.
by Marcboston
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: Eastern Native Tree Society
Topic: This really bums me out.
Replies: 6
Views: 3471

This really bums me out.

State’s grandest white oak felled by arsonist NEW BRAINTREE'S GENTLE GIANT By Kim Ring TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF Wednesday, August 8, 2012 http://www.telegram.com/article/20120808/NEWS/108089940/0/FRONTPAGE http://www.telegram.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/bilde?Site=WT&Date=20120808&Category=NEWS&ArtNo=1080899...
by Marcboston
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 3 favorite Trees from outside the United States
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: 3 favorite Trees from outside the United States

Baobab: Got to see one on my honeymoon.
Cedar of Lebanon
Kauri : on my bucklist
by Marcboston
Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:59 am
Forum: Connecticut
Topic: Jabba the Hutt Oak, CT
Replies: 10
Views: 3107

Re: Jabba the Hutt Oak, CT

What town and how do you find that Jabba the Hutt Oak. Awesome tree! I love old gnarly trees!

On a side note: Any news about the Granby Oak?
by Marcboston
Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Weather and Climate
Topic: Hey! Another reason to plant more forests!
Replies: 17
Views: 3044

Re: Hey! Another reason to plant more forests!

I agree with James that Native Americans wiped out the mega fauna. All you would need to do is wipe out some 1 or 2 prey species and the predators would fall too. Animals in Africa were around humans from the start and that continent is 3.8x larger than the USA alone. The mega fauna here probably ha...
by Marcboston
Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: Historic tree "The Senator" catches fire and collapses
Replies: 17
Views: 8034

Re: Historic tree "The Senator" catches fire and collapses

In that park there are some other large cypress in there correct? If so, how much smaller are they in comparison to the late Senator?

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