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maple
-opposite leaf, opposite branch
-double samara
harvesting
-a silviculture system designed to satisfy the physical, chemical, and biological needs of the tree
what is the most likely reason for close ring width?
competition ( if many close rings)
drought (if only one ring)
how do trees speak?
-ring width patterns
site index
-quality of growing space for the tree
3 components
a. autecology
b. synecology
c. genetic capability of the species
overstory/understory
over- main layer of trees
under- underneath canopy
bur oak
-leaf variations
-larger, sharp points
-leaves turn yellow or red
ring width patterns
-tells how the tree grows, if narrow, could be short of moisture, or loss of crown b/c no photosynthetic area
ginko
"friendship tree"
-2lobes
-fan shaped leaves
siberian larch
-needles bourne on whorls
-grows fast and tall
-deciduous
elm
-tall, spread, umbrella crown
white fir
-cones up
-most expensive tree in AB
-terminal bud
-needles are flat, dull
white pine
-5 needle fasicle bundle
any spruce
-angular, sharp and stalked, cones down
douglas-fir
-stalk-stem
-flat needle
-bract on cone scale
basswood
-softest wood
-heartshaped leaf
-seeds bourne of stalks with wings
synecology
(mutual exclusion)
=can't have 2 of same species, b/c of competition, one will die