Burr Homestead Beech

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greenent22
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Re: Burr Homestead Beech

Post by greenent22 » Mon May 09, 2011 12:59 am

rddl1990 wrote:Kouta,

That's interesting, do you think the site is exaggerating? Just curious. Norways do seem very shade tolerant compared to American species, here in Pennsylvania it's not rare to see a Norway sapling 1-foot tall doing very well in complete shade.

Greenent,

Sounds like a neat tree, do you think you post a pic? :)
i'll see what I have, and scan one in if I find a good shot (the last time I was on campus I was still shooting film)
hmm i bet I can find some post online from others let me see and:

here is a very small photo of the base trunk:
http://www.tuftsdaily.com/students-rall ... tComment=5

here is an up the trunk (click the copper beech for larger image):
http://www.tuftsdaily.com/may-flowers-a ... ?pagereq=2

and another (so far not finding good shots of the whole tree):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymorgen ... otostream/

here is a better one:
http://tuftsphoto.photoshelter.com/gall ... VrdMfBFvZQ

(this is in MA of course and not CT though)

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KoutaR
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Re: Burr Homestead Beech

Post by KoutaR » Mon May 09, 2011 10:32 am

The exotic earthworms could also be one factor helping the Norway maple invasion. Lee?

Kouta

RyanLeClair
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Re: Burr Homestead Beech

Post by RyanLeClair » Wed May 11, 2011 12:17 am

Hi Kouta,

I did not know that about sapling growth, that is interesting, thank you! :)

--Ryan

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