Magnolia acuminata


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Noun1.Magnolia acuminata - American deciduous magnolia having large leaves and fruit like a small cucumberMagnolia acuminata - American deciduous magnolia having large leaves and fruit like a small cucumber
magnolia - any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
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L.) 0.9 1.5 Cucumber (Magnolia acuminata (L.) L.) 0.9 0.5 Gum ** 1.4 0.5 Sassafras (Sassafras aUndum (Nutt.) Nees) 0.9 0.5 Birch (Betula spp.
Pseudotsuga, Pinus halepensis Hardwoods Abundant Eucalyptus, Betula, Populus Frequent occurrence Fagus sylvatica, Tilia Less frequent occurrence Liquidambar styraciflua, Liriodendron tulipifera, Nyssa sylvatica Infrequent occurrence Acer, Alnus, Quercus, Castanea sativa, Carpinus, Magnolia acuminata, Magnolia grandiflora Nonwood fibers Frequent occurrence Grasses, bast and leaf fibers Infrequent occurrence Fruit fibers (cotton) (a) The occurrence was based on visual estimation of the relative amounts of earlywood tracheids with different morphological characteristics for softwoods, different vessel elements for hardwoods, and fibers and associated cells for nonwood components.
It came down last fall, but we didn't want this issue to pass without a special goodbye to Iowa's oldest cucumber magnolia (Magnolia acuminata).