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of eastern North America, having reddish-brown bark and cones and yielding a light, soft wood used for pulp, in the construction of boxes, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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They reported that it might reduce cold or stress tolerance in some tree species, including
and sugar maple.
He subsequently infected
trees with it, proving that it was alive.
The properties contain rare mountain peat land, unusual
forest, and sensitive wetlands.
The bog forest here is composed of
, hemlock, and yellow birch.
The fire continued to grow rapidly with short crown fire runs through the mature
and balsam fir stands.
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