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by eliahd24
Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: Georgia
Topic: 2014 Atlanta Champion Tree List
Replies: 1
Views: 867

2014 Atlanta Champion Tree List

Here she is in all her glory- the 2014 Atlanta Champion Tree List - 288 trees in total. This is managed and distributed annually by Trees Atlanta. We lost a few really great trees in the last year, but I've also found and measured a few new gems. New highlights include: 10.4' x 106' Pinus echinata (...
by eliahd24
Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Cornus (Dogwood)
Replies: 11
Views: 2274

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Cornus (Dogwood)

Species (Scientific): Cornus florida Species (Common): Flowering Dogwood Height (ft): 56.4' CBH (ft): 2.3' Maximum Spread (ft): NA Average Spread (ft): 25' Volume (ft3): NA Site Name: Woodlands Garden, Decatur, GA Subsite Name: Country: USA State or Province: GA Property Owner: Woodlands Garden, Inc...
by eliahd24
Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Lindera (Spicebush)
Replies: 1
Views: 747

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Lindera (Spicebush)

Species (Scientific): Lindera benzoin Species (Common): Spicebush Form (Forest, Open, or Intermediate): Forest Height (ft): 26' CBH (ft): 5" Maximum Spread (ft): NA Average Spread (ft): 9' Volume (ft3): NA Site Name: Fernbank Forest, Atlanta, GA Subsite Name: Country: USA State or Province: GA Prope...
by eliahd24
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Halesia (Silverbell)
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Halesia (Silverbell)

Species (Scientific): Halesia carolina Species (Common): Carolina Silverbell Height (ft): 61.3' CBH (ft): 1.5' Maximum Spread (ft): N/A Average Spread (ft): N/A Volume (ft3): N/A Site Name: Tanyard Creek Park, Atlanta, GA Subsite Name: along PATH trail, north of Collier Rd, before crossing bridge to...
by eliahd24
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Halesia (Silverbell)
Replies: 10
Views: 2652

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Halesia (Silverbell)

Species (Scientific): Halesia carolina Species (Common): Carolina Silverbell Height (ft): 57.8' CBH (ft): 3.3' Maximum Spread (ft): N/A Average Spread (ft): 45' Volume (ft3): N/A Site Name: Lullwater Conservation Park, Lullwater rd, Atlanta, GA 30307 Subsite Name: Country: USA State or Province: GA ...
by eliahd24
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Nyssa
Replies: 5
Views: 1538

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Nyssa

Scientific name: Nyssa sylvatica Common name: Black Gum Height: 120.0' CBH: 6.3' Crown Spread: Maximum NA, Average 39' Volume: NA Site name: Fernbank Forest, Atlanta, GA Country: USA State: GA County: Dekalb Property owner: Private, Fernbank, Inc. Date of measurement: 3/23/2010 Measurer (s): Eli Dic...
by eliahd24
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Tree of the Week: Loblolly Pine
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: Tree Maximums - Tree of the Week: Loblolly Pine

Species (Scientific): Pinus taeda Species (Common): loblolly pine Form (Forest, Open, or Intermediate): Forest Height: 138.5' CBH: 9.1' Maximum Spread: NA Average Spread: 59' Volume: NA Site: Fernbank Forest, Atlanta, GA Subsite: Back fenceline of the forest, near Clifton Rd and adjacent neighbor's ...
by eliahd24
Wed May 21, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: A South Carolina Live Oak
Replies: 4
Views: 1426

Re: A South Carolina Live Oak

Quite a gorgeous tree. I love Mclellanville too- a wonderful sleepy village on the coast. I'm glad you got to visit!
by eliahd24
Thu May 15, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Franklin, MA teacher here - hello and thank you!
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

Re: Franklin, MA teacher here - hello and thank you!

It also depends on how you define "invasive". Most dendrochronologists would tell you that taking a core sample is minimally invasive and the tree is able to sequester and heal the wound very quickly (I have first hand experience coring trees as well). Though access to an increment borer and the kno...
by eliahd24
Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Northeast Georgia!
Replies: 7
Views: 1987

Re: Hello from Northeast Georgia!

John- the creekside forest near the Gennett (or Gannett) Poplar is pretty sweet. The trailhead is second growth stuff, then all of a sudden... maybe 1/2 mile in the trees just start getting BIG! There's definitely some monster hemlocks and they are still alive (I last visited in Nov. 2013). If you h...

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