Cowan, Mary Morton
October 2003
Appleseeds;Oct2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p30
The author lives in the northeastern United States. He identifies a few common trees of the northeastern woods. Beech trees of all ages have smooth, light-gray bark. One can recognize the sugar maple by the deep U-shaped notches on its large leaves. Eastern white pines are the tallest evergreen trees in the Northeast: 100 feet tall or more. Trees in the oak family are divided into two groups: white oaks and red oaks.


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