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by tsharp
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Trees Database
Topic: map of ecoregions within U.S.
Replies: 1
Views: 1572

Re: map of ecoregions within U.S.

Sradivoy: I think your idea is good. It would give a better method of comparison. I toyed with making comparisons by physiograpic provinces. There are four ones in West Virginia but I soon realized a more refined breakdown would be required. If Gaines McMatin weighed in he would be proponent compari...
by tsharp
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Massachusetts
Topic: Tall Tree Listing for Mass Updated
Replies: 5
Views: 1627

Re: Tall Tree Listing for Mass Updated

Bob:
Jersey Elm and European Linden. What are they as far as scientific name? Are they hybrids and/or cultivars?
by tsharp
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Betula (Birch)
Replies: 22
Views: 6128

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Betula (Birch)

Bob : After looking at your spread sheet for Black Birches I realize I lacked in consistently in naming the location. I can easily correct that. I can also supply most of the CBH measurements, plus any GPS coordinates, elevation, for the site and some of the individual trees. Great List! Let me know...
by tsharp
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: 2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

Re: 2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia

Brian:
I was lax in labeling the columns for measurements. The CBH column is all in inches, Height is all in feet, and the Crown Spread is in feet and all are an average of the 2- spoke method.
by tsharp
Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Arizona
Topic: Arizona, September 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

Arizona, September 2016

Nts: I hiked into the headwaters of Barbershop Canyon on 9/21/2016. This is located on the Coconino National Forest, Rim Ranger District, Coconino County. It Is somewhat near the cross-road town of Happy Jack (Clints Well). It is very near to the Mogollon Rim but the drainage flows northward away fr...
by tsharp
Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:09 am
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Along the New River Gorge
Replies: 1
Views: 1037

Along the New River Gorge

NTS: I spent a full day along the New River Gorge area on 11/1/2016. First stop was at a private residence at near the intersection of Gatewood Road and Cunard Road near Fayetteville, WV. I had spotted some sizable Catalpa yard trees sometime ago and today I found someone home. Southern Catalpa (Cat...
by tsharp
Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Updated maximum dimensions for West Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 1779

Re: Updated maximum dimensions for West Virginia

NTS: It Ishould be noted that this 2015 list has been edited to reflect an identification of a hybrid Chestnut (C. dentata x C. molissima) originally identified as an American Chestnut. This identification was courtesy of the American Chestnut Foundation (ACF) . The Rhus coppalinum was originally id...
by tsharp
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: 2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia

NTS:
Attached is a list of 20 trees that set new maximum dimensions for their species in West Virginia. The list is current for all measurements made up to 5/14 /2016.
Numbers in bold indicate a new maximum for that dimension
by tsharp
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Colorado
Topic: Tallest-Known Subalpine Fir in Colorado?
Replies: 5
Views: 2039

Re: Tallest-Known Subalpine Fir in Colorado?

Matt: I am not sure but your pictures of the bark of the Subalpine fir looks like the var. arizonica (Corkbark). I have not posted them yet but the best heights that I have measured in Arizona are 115.9' on the San Francisco Mountains and 123.0' in the headwaters of Barbershop Canyon. Both sites are...
by tsharp
Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: California
Topic: New Champion Mahogany FOUND
Replies: 7
Views: 2439

Re: New Champion Mahogany FOUND

Duncan: It is huge. I am curious as to which species of Mountain Mahogany it belongs to - Curlleaf? How far above mid slope did you measure circumference?

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