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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby ShuppetThePuppet » May 1st, 2012, 12:39 pm

I have come across the phrase "stomatal bloom" used in identification... what does this mean?
The Stomatal Bloom refers to the underside of the leaf and how much of the stomata are open, making a lighter color. a good example of this is the "stripes" on some spruces. Hope this helps! :D
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Postby qwertyuioplkjhgfdsa » May 1st, 2012, 6:31 pm

I have come across the phrase "stomatal bloom" used in identification... what does this mean?
The Stomatal Bloom refers to the underside of the leaf and how much of the stomata are open, making a lighter color. a good example of this is the "stripes" on some spruces. Hope this helps! :D
Thanks! Do you have any tips on identifying pines?

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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby ShuppetThePuppet » May 5th, 2012, 7:19 am

I have come across the phrase "stomatal bloom" used in identification... what does this mean?
The Stomatal Bloom refers to the underside of the leaf and how much of the stomata are open, making a lighter color. a good example of this is the "stripes" on some spruces. Hope this helps! :D
Thanks! Do you have any tips on identifying pines?
Well the first thing to know is how many needles in a bundle. then if you find the lengths of the needles and together that should seporate them pretty nicely. of course, there are more ways to tell them apart, but I would start with these first!
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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby qwertyuioplkjhgfdsa » May 5th, 2012, 4:51 pm

Thanks! Do you have any tips on identifying pines?[/quote] Well the first thing to know is how many needles in a bundle. then if you find the lengths of the needles and together that should seporate them pretty nicely. of course, there are more ways to tell them apart, but I would start with these first![/quote]

I've got those down. Any other suggestions?

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Postby computergeek3 » May 5th, 2012, 5:13 pm

Thanks! Do you have any tips on identifying pines?
Well the first thing to know is how many needles in a bundle. then if you find the lengths of the needles and together that should seporate them pretty nicely. of course, there are more ways to tell them apart, but I would start with these first![/quote]

I've got those down. Any other suggestions?[/quote]
once you've established the number of needles, look for little things like twisted vs. not twisted, long vs. short, etc.
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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby qwertyuioplkjhgfdsa » May 5th, 2012, 7:42 pm

Thanks! Do you have any tips on identifying pines?
Well the first thing to know is how many needles in a bundle. then if you find the lengths of the needles and together that should seporate them pretty nicely. of course, there are more ways to tell them apart, but I would start with these first!
I've got those down. Any other suggestions?[/quote]
once you've established the number of needles, look for little things like twisted vs. not twisted, long vs. short, etc.[/quote]

What do you mean by twisted vs. not twisted?

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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby dustykingwood » May 6th, 2012, 6:21 am

Thanks! Do you have any tips on identifying pines?
Well the first thing to know is how many needles in a bundle. then if you find the lengths of the needles and together that should seporate them pretty nicely. of course, there are more ways to tell them apart, but I would start with these first!
I've got those down. Any other suggestions?
once you've established the number of needles, look for little things like twisted vs. not twisted, long vs. short, etc.[/quote]

What do you mean by twisted vs. not twisted?[/quote]

A pine can have flat needles or really thin ones that twist, it is a good way to identify. also use colors and cones, if theres a cone in the picture and you know the cone then its easier then knowing the tree itself, but make the needles top priority
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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby qwertyuioplkjhgfdsa » May 6th, 2012, 11:49 am

Does anybody have any ways to identify Black Cottonwood vs. Balsam Poplar?

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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby hotchocolate123 » May 7th, 2012, 7:18 pm

I NEED HELP ON PINES..... :cry:
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Re: Forestry B/C

Postby havenguy » May 9th, 2012, 7:26 pm

I NEED HELP ON PINES..... :cry:
There is a lot of great information here: http://scioly.org/wiki/Forestry/Tree_List#Pinaceae
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