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The tree book - A popular guide to a knowledge of the trees of North America and to their uses and cultivation (1920) (14596311058)

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The tree book - A popular guide to a knowledge of the trees of North America and to their uses and cultivation (1920) (14596311058)

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Title: The tree book : A popular guide to a knowledge of the trees of North America and to their uses and cultivation
Year: 1920 (1920s)
Authors: Rogers, Julia Ellen, b. 1866
Subjects: Trees
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, Page
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University



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Red Oak (Quercus rubra, Linn.)—A large, stately tree, 50 to150 feet high, with columnar trunk and round, symmetrical headof stout, spreading branches. Bark greyish brown with red tinge,with wide furrows between ridges; twigs reddish. Wood red-brown, with darker sap wood, coarse grained, with well-markedannual rings and medullary rays; heavy, hard, strong. Budsreddish, pointed, \ inch long. Leaves alternate, 7 to 9-lobed,5 to 9 inches long, 4 to 6 inches wide; lobes and sinuses bothtriangular in form; second pair from apex always largest; lobesirregularly toothed and bristly pointed; leaves variable in sizeand form; lining paler green, smooth at maturity; autumn colourdeep red. Flowers, May, with half-grown leaves; staminatecatkins, yellow, hairy, 4 to 5 inches long; pistillate, on short2 to 3-flowered stems; stigmas, long, bright green. Acorns ripesecond autumn; large, f to \\ inches long; broad at base, in close-scaled, shallow saucer; kernel white, extremely bitter. Preferred 212
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THE RED OAK ($uercus rubra) This tree is lusty and beautiful throughout. The pointed buds promise what summer fulfils. The broad leaves havetriangular lobes and sinuses. The lobes point forward more than outward. They are often 9 inches long and six inches broad.The second leaf shows the paler lining. The large acorns sit in saucers* much shallower thaD in other oaks The furrowedbark has a reddish-brown colour

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the tree book a popular guide to a knowledge of the trees of north america and to their uses and cultivation 1920
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