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Re: Asheville Trees, NC

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 9:20 am
by Will Blozan
Eww- you slipped a MEGL in the list!!!!! Dude, you're banned ;)

Will

Re: Asheville Trees, NC

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:00 pm
by bbeduhn
Will,
It's all good. I found a relict stand...at least they appear to be native around Asheville.

Re: Asheville Trees, NC

Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 8:06 am
by bbeduhn
Just a few updates and a couple of new measurements:

2013 2015
Biltmore Country Club

Platanus occidentalis sycamore 139.6' 143.6'


UNCA Botanical Gardens

Platanus occidentalis sycamore 136.0' 137.9'
124.8' 120.8'
117.6'
115.3'

Taxodium distichum baldcypress 107.1' 107.5' different perspective so i was likely
above midslope

Pinus echinata shortleaf 103.0'
101.2'

Acer rubrum var.??? 88.6'

The Carolina maple may or may not be Carolina. Its bark really stands out as being a little brownish/tan. The leaves have three lobes. It certainly may be a different variety but I couldn't find anything else to match it. It is located on a gravel trail near a garden island on the trail, not too far from the Carolina hemlock shelter.

Re: Asheville Trees, NC

Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 2:51 pm
by Will Blozan
Brian,

The Carolina red is densely fuzzy and nearly white on the underside of the leaves...

Will

Re: Asheville Trees, NC

Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:50 am
by bbeduhn
Beaver Lake, North Asheville

The white pines are growing nicely. They may hit 140' in a couple of years.

Pinus strobus 138.0' 137.7' 135.4' 123.8' 123.1' 122.0'

Pinus echinata 108.7' 100.7'