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moose·wood

 (mo͞os′wo͝od′)
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moosewood

(ˈmuːsˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) a North American maple tree known as the striped maple, Acer pensylvanicum
2. (Plants) a North American deciduous shrub known as the leatherwood, Dirca palustris
3. (Plants) a North American perennial shrub, Viburnum lantanoides
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Noun1.moosewood - maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumnmoosewood - maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
2.moosewood - deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowersmoosewood - deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers
Dirca, genus Dirca - deciduous shrub of North America: leatherwood
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Acer capillepes, the snake-bark maple and Acer pensylvanicum have exciting bark.
In both plots, all trees, excluding Acer pensylvanicum, on the 1983-1984 maps were relocated and their DBH (diameter at breast height, 1.4 m) and condition (alive, dying, snag (standing dead tree), or log) were recorded.
On both plots, we used the measure of abundance and DBH of Acer pensylvanicum from the quadrats to estimate the current total density and basal area.
Trees range enormously in height from a 15ft Acer pensylvanicum, the so-called email: johnhumphries37@aol.com striped maple on account of the silver striations on the bark, to a 300ft Californian Redwood.
Acer pensylvanicum (Snake-bark maple) will also tempt you closer to havea look and touch the bark.
Striped maple (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.
Interestingly enough Robert gives out some very sound advice and doesn't like Acer pensylvanicum.
Species restricted to high elevation and/or high moisture stands include Acer pensylvanicum, A.
Because Acer saccharum trees are abundant only in stand 5, and Acer pensylvanicum shrubs are short and not close to traps, most seeds on the remaining four plots were probably Acer rubrum.
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).
The study presented here is an experimental test of the gap partitioning hypothesis for three species of maple (Acer pensylvanicum, A.
The understory is comprised primarily of suppressed Fagus grandifolia seedlings and sprouts and Acer pensylvanicum seedlings.