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by tsharp
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: Clarks Creek, Cherokee NF, TN
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

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: 4012

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: 4012

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: 44
Views: 15813

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: 3057

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: 3057

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: 3606

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.
by tsharp
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where Are We Going?
Replies: 2
Views: 1649

Re: Where Are We Going?

NTS, Bob.
Want was the nature of the problem that Ed had to correct?
by tsharp
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: 170'+ Yellow-poplar
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

170'+ Yellow-poplar

NTS: The Saulsville Yellow-poplar was remeasured this spring. It came in at 173' x 187" x 106.5'. It is located near Saulsville, Wyoming County at an elevation of 2,160' with a northeast exposure. It is on private land (coal company) and survvived the last round of cutting ca. 2005 This is the secon...
by tsharp
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: Canaan Valley Fir
Replies: 2
Views: 1632

Re: Canaan Valley Fir

Brian, NTS: Scientific name is Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis. The common name of Canaan fir is probably a result of Christmas tree marketing people. The original source of the variety was Canaan Valley, Tucker County, WV. Both varieties are found in West Virginia plus several plantations of Frase...

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