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The natural replacement of white pine on old fields in New England

Samuel N. Spring

The natural replacement of white pine on old fields in New England

by Samuel N. Spring

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Forestry in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest regeneration.,
  • White pine.,
  • Forests and forestry -- New England.,
  • Reforestation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.N. Spring.
    SeriesBulletin / U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Bureau of Forestry -- no. 63, Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Forestry) -- no. 63.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD11 .A2 no. 63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p., 5 leaves of plates (some folded) :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22996023M
    LC Control Number06000355

      Journal Notes: Pine – The Eastern White Pine is the symbol of New England. Pines are evergreen, coniferous trees. Young trees have a smooth bark which develops into a thick scaly bark as they mature. Depending on the type of pine they can reach anywhere between 10– ft in height but typically are ft.. The eastern white pine has great economic, historical and cultural significance to Canadians. Commonly known as white pine, this species was the basis of Ontario’s early forest industry. This extension note provides information on identifying and growing white pine trees. INTRODUCTION Eastern white pine was named Ontario’s official tree in File Size: KB.

    While much of the book is devoted to pre-Revolutionary times, White Pine covers a lot of ground, including the development of a true milling industry in the s, the huge challenges posed by white pine blister rust beginning in the early s, and a look at white pine’s role in today’s forest products industry. While perhaps not as.   Broadside dated January, addressing the removal of white pine logs from the King’s Woods in the province of New Hampshire – Library of Congress, American Memory The British Crown instituted the first White Pine Act in Massachusetts in , but extended it .

      The strength and size of Eastern White Pine is so renowned, it may have been a bigger factor in the start of the Revolutionary War than tea and taxes. Light, strong, easy to work with and resistant to rot, Eastern White Pine grew in great abundance all over what would become the Northeast United States, and was in great demand for shipbuilding.   The needles of White Pine can be used to make tea that is up to 6 times higher in vitamin C than orange juice. The inner white bark of the tree can be eaten as is or dried and ground to a flour.


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The natural replacement of white pine on old fields in New England by Samuel N. Spring Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spring, Samuel N. (Samuel Newton), Natural replacement of white pine on old fields in New England. Excerpt from The Natural Replacement of White Pine on Old Fields in New England A general examination of the New England States was made in order to ascertain the broad facts concerning white pine replacement.

A special investigation was then made in several typical white pine localities, in which all stages of growth were examined. _these data Cited by: 2. The natural replacement of white pine on old fields in New England The natural replacement of white pine on old fields in New England by Spring, Samuel N.

(Samuel Newton), Publication date This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. Pages: The white pine is one of the great McGuffins of history, a forgotten prime mover in the creation of both New England and the United States.

Now Andrew Vietze has placed that noble tree where it belongs, as a focal point of our national story/5(8). Pine plantation owners are increasingly choosing to chop down existing forests to plant Southern species of pine.

Benefits of Eastern White Pine. The largest pine in the United States, Eastern White Pine trees grow to staggering heights of over feet and can have a lifespan of years.

White pine can easily reach years in age, and at least one specimen has been recorded as years old. Individual trees grow to heights of feet—which makes the Eastern White Pine the tallest tree species in New England—and reach a. Eastern white pine is the only pine tree in the East that bears five needles to a bundle.

These bundles form clusters that look like little brushes. The tree's cones are cylindrical and are the largest pine cones found in many areas of the tree's range (the New England states. White Pine brings the natural world of survival right The moods are lonely.

But “lonely” isn’t quite accurate because in her interactions with the natural world, Oliver frequently comes up close to death, which gives her poems a mystic quality, and mysticism tries to come as /5. White Pine Nominations Non-Fiction. 10 books — 1 voter OLA White Pine Nominations Eastern white pine seeds are favored by black bears, rabbits, red squirrels and many birds, especially red crossbills.

While potentially damaging to the trees, the bark is eaten by mammals such as beavers, snowshoe hares, porcupines, rabbits and mice. White pines provide nesting sites as well for many birds including woodpeckers, common.

Eastern white pine is also referred to as Northern, soft, balsam or Weymouth pine. The name Pinus refers to the pine family, while strobus means cone.

The tree’s natural range is from Newfoundland to Manitoba, south to Wisconsin and Iowa, and east to the Appalachians down to Georgia. Ordinarily it reaches heights of 80′′ ( m). White Pine Root Decline Symptoms and Cause White pine root decline has a similar name to white pine decline (above); however, the two conditions are different.

White pine root decline, also called Procerum root disease, is an infectious disease caused by a fungus (Leptographium procerum) that attacks tree roots. It has been reported in ChristmasFile Size: 1MB.

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The growth of white pine in plantations in eastern Tennessee was found to decrease with increased plasticity of the B horizon. "In New England and New York, white pine generally grows at elevations between sea level and m (1, ft) occasionally higher. In Pennsylvania, the elevation ranges from to m ( to 2, ft).

Occasionally, white pines grow to feet ( m.) or more. If the sheer size of white pine trees is a problem, consider one of the smaller cultivars available in commerce.

Both ‘Compacta’ and ‘Nana’ offer much smaller trees than the species tree. Care of White Pine Trees. White pine tree care includes protecting the tree from. An average white pine grows to feet in height and feet in diameter.3 The "National Register of Big Trees" lists two white pine: one in Michigan is feet tall and the other in Maine stands feet tall Myth: White pine is being overharvested.

Fact: White. Remaining woodlands were often on hillsides and used as woodlots. However, since the early s, the forests have grown back, and a beneficiary of the s clearings has been Pinus strobus, eastern white pine – the former glory of New England.

White pines seed generously in abandoned fields. In the New World, eastern white pine grew ' tall with trunks free of branches for at least 80'.

Light, yet strong and easy to work, the tree provided the ideal material for ship masts. The tree’s rot-resistant old-growth wood became homes, furniture, utensils, even wagons and bridges. White Pine Tree Information That No One Ever Gave You Before. Eastern White Pine or the White Pine tree belongs to the genus Pinus strobus.

This large pine is native to the eastern slopes of North America, spanning across the region flanked by Newfoundland, Minnesota, Manitoba, the .the white pine: it has five needles, and there are five letters in the word “white” (W-H-I-T-E).

Sun-loving, the white pine is one of the first trees to colonize old fields. Both young and mature trees provide shade for sun-sensitive trees, and food and shelter for many wildlife species. White pine seeds are File Size: KB. The oldest known eastern white pine lives in Nelson Swamp Unique Area of Madison County, New York and is estimated to be years old.

In its natural range, eastern white pine is one of the most adaptable species in the forest. Although the tree’s attractive form is appealing for urban settings, it comes with caution, like many trees.