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by George Fieo
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Special Lists
Topic: Black Birch Measurements
Replies: 48
Views: 5915

Re: Black Birch Measurements

Bob, Here are some black birch measurements I have for Pennsylvania and Maryland. I have been without a computer for some time now and have several sites to report on yet. If I can't get a computer soon I will just post the numbers from my iPhone. Both Maryland sites are impressive with more than a ...
by George Fieo
Thu May 22, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: unknown tree in Egg Harbor City, NJ
Replies: 14
Views: 2481

Re: unknown tree in Egg Harbor City, NJ

Definitely hickory. You can see its flowers in the third photo.

George
by George Fieo
Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Tree of the Week: Osage Orange
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: Tree Maximums - Tree of the Week: Osage Orange

Matt, Here's my nomination for Osage orange. Species (Scientific): Maclura pomifera Species (Common); Osage orange Height (ft): 87.6 CBH (ft): 9.6 Maximum Spread (ft): Average Spread (ft): Volume (ft3): Site Name: Valley Forge National Park Subsite Name: Country: USA State or Province: Pennsylvania ...
by George Fieo
Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Abies (fir)
Replies: 47
Views: 9180

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Abies (fir)

Matt, Here's my nomination for balsam fir. Species (Scientific): Abies balsamea Species (Common): Balsam fir Height (ft): 102.7 CBH (ft): 8 Maximum Spread (ft): 42 Average Spread (ft): 40.5 Volume (ft3): Site Name: The Laurels Preserve Subsite Name: Country: USA State or Province: Pennsylvania Prope...
by George Fieo
Sat Jan 25, 2014 11:52 pm
Forum: Tree Species, Families and Identification
Topic: A twin oak in Arkansas
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Re: A twin oak in Arkansas

Jess,

Definitely looks like red oak species and appears to be two individual trees. Perhaps the stress from the two fusing is affecting the bark/leaves in some way and may be a species common to the area.

George
by George Fieo
Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Fall Brook Natural Area, Salt Springs State Park, PA
Replies: 6
Views: 1453

Fall Brook Natural Area, Salt Springs State Park, PA

NTS, I made a road trip up to Salt Springs State Park on 11/12/2012. The parks main attraction is the Fall Brook Natural Area that features a steep gorge with several small waterfalls surrounded by old growth eastern hemlocks. Hemlocks 8' in girth and 90' in height are common. Hemlocks above the eas...
by George Fieo
Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Remote Sensing, LIDAR, and GIS
Topic: Cutting edge application of remote sensing to conservation
Replies: 6
Views: 1713

Re: Cutting edge application of remote sensing to conservati

Josh,

I have been having computer issues for some time now and I don"t know how to get LiDAR. I have been posting from my iphone lately. From what I've heard LiDAR is not yet available for southeastern pa. but it's something I'm looking into.

George
by George Fieo
Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:51 am
Forum: Tree Species, Families and Identification
Topic: Crabapple?
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: Crabapple?

Tyler,

Looks like some kind of serviceberry (Amelanchier).

George
by George Fieo
Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:40 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Hamamelis (Witchhazel)
Replies: 7
Views: 1250

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Hamamelis (Witchhazel

Will,

Yes. The spread is of the entire group. I'll only measure the spread of the largest stem on these multistemmed species from now on so there's no confusion.

Matt,

Forget about the spread of the Wissahickon specimen for now. The girth is fine. I measured the largest stem at 4.5'.

George
by George Fieo
Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Hamamelis (Witchhazel)
Replies: 7
Views: 1250

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Hamamelis (Witchhazel

Matt, Here's a nomination from the Philadelphia area. Species (Scientific): Hamamelis virginiana Species (Common): Witch-hazel Height: 37.1' CBH: 24.5" Maximum Spread: 57' Average Spread: 49.5' Volume (ft3): Site Name: Fairmount Park System Subsite Name: Wissahickon Valley Park Country: USA State or...

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