a two (2) month period at specifically designated locations to provide ground application of herbicide in forested areas of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to aid in the establishment of stands of desirable trees by eliminating competing understory vegetation consisting primarily of hay scented fern, striped maple
, beech brush, spicebush, mile-a-minute vine, and various species of grass.
Researchers from Canada's Universite Laval and Universite de Sherbrooke visited sugar maple forests in Quebec province and found that new shoots of red maple, striped maple
, American beech, and two fern species became rarer as earthworm populations increased, Science daily reported.
com striped maple
on account of the silver striations on the bark, to a 300ft Californian Redwood.
Yellow-leaved shrubs and trees include American beech, American chestnut, grey birch, yellow birch, striped maple
, witch hazel.
(Acer pensylvanicum), eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), balsam fir (Abies balsamea), and red maple (Acer rubrum) comprised a combined 74 and 56% of the browse dry weight consumed and available, respectively.
I've already seen the yellow birch-snag blackened by fire, and I've spotted the small striped maple
scarred by a moose's antler.
Other prominent species include silver maple, (Acer saccarinum); big leaf or Oregon maple (Acer macrophyllum); striped maple
(Acer pensylvanicum); mountain maple (Acer spicatum); and red maple (Acer rubrum).
Based on published information, we predicted that sugar maple would outperform the others in the understory, striped maple
would dominate in the small gaps, and red maple would be superior in the larger gaps.
Black-throated blue warblers, nesting close to the ground under a concealing umbrella of hobblebush or striped maple
leaves, fare somewhat better, but still 40 percent of their nests were taken during one summer of heavy predation.
The herbicide is necessary to control competing vegetation consisting primarily of fern, striped maple
, beech brush, grass, and some other invasive plants.
Various trees besides pines and hemlocks grow along the one-mile loop, such as red maple (Acer rubrum), striped maple
(Acer pennsylvanicum), black ash (Fraxinus nigra), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis), and hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana).
In general, species contributing the greatest number of twigs in adjacent woods were balsam fir (Abies balsamea), beaked hazelnut (Corylus cornuta), and striped maple