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by tsharp
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Special Lists
Topic: Rucker Comparisons
Replies: 71
Views: 3300

Re: Rucker Comparisons

Brian: Quite an effort, thanks. Needed to be done and you picked up the ball and ran with it. I quickly ran through your listings and made comparisons with the indices calculated on the Trees Db site. For the states I am familiar wite everything checked out pretty close except for Maryland and the D...
by tsharp
Sat May 30, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Ohio
Topic: Marietta College Campus
Replies: 0
Views: 261

Marietta College Campus

NTS: In January and February of 2020 I measured a number of trees on the campus of Marietta College campus. The most notable tree was a Shumard's Oak at 18.4' x 97.5' x 110.8'. Another 20 plus species both native and exotic were measured and entered on the Trees db site. Much of the campus sits on a...
by tsharp
Wed May 06, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Old ? Sassafras
Replies: 2
Views: 288

Old ? Sassafras

NTS: I came across this large Sassafras January 2020 accidently by turning around in a church parking lots. At first glance my species ID through the car window questionable. After getting out of the car and circling the tree and scratching my head a neighbor came over and confirmed it was a Sassafr...
by tsharp
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: Clarks Creek, Cherokee NF, TN
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: Clarks Creek, Cherokee NF, TN

Brian; Is that a height record for M. tripetala? I do not recall any 170' listed on the BBS board
by tsharp
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: South America
Topic: Peru - Araucaria
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Re: Peru - Araucaria

Lucas: Thanks for getting the pictures to post. What did you do?
by tsharp
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: South America
Topic: Peru - Araucaria
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Peru - Araucaria

NTS: In November of 2019 Susan and I spent several weeks I Peru mostly along the Coast and desert/semidesert areas farther from the coast.. I did get to measure a tree in the Araucaria genus. I don.t believe Peru has any native Araucarias but they are a fairly common planted tree. This one was found...
by tsharp
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: Walker Cove Big Ivy/Coleman Boundary NC
Replies: 38
Views: 6721

Re: Walker Cove Big Ivy/Coleman Boundary NC

Elijah: Biltmore Ash seemingly has lost its specie status and its varietal status according to Pnts database. Tilia heterophylla has maintained it status as a variety of T. Americana.
by tsharp
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Big Butternut
Replies: 6
Views: 1306

Re: Big Butternut

Erik/ NTS: I have pondered the correct classification of big girth "Butternuts" scattered about West Virginia for several years. I have used the Purdue Identification of Butternuts and Butternut Hybrids as a resource . Here is my current thinking. I have monitored four large girth Butternuts that we...
by tsharp
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Big Butternut
Replies: 6
Views: 1306

Big Butternut

NTS: On 7/20/2019 Fred Sikarskie, Mike Leeden and I had a chance to remeasure the big Butternut( Juglans cinerea} at Pulpmill Bottom, Parsons, Tucker County. 17.5' x 76.8' x 129' with circumference taken at 5 feet. https://photos.smugmug.com/Trees/Juglans-cinerea/i-Nxmdhn8/0/ace241ec/M/DSCN4480-M.jp...
by tsharp
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Projects and Surveys, Database, Groups, and Links
Topic: Any Data Out There For Amelanchier/Serviceberry
Replies: 6
Views: 1661

Re: Any Data Out There For Amelanchier/Serviceberry

George:
The largest circumference known of an Amelanchier in West Virginia is 2.7' which I believe to be an A. laevis - Allegheny or Smooth Service berry. Open grown in abandoned sheep pastures around 3000' elevation in Pocahontas County.

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