By Michael Kuhns
Available and informative, this complete advisor to the all local and brought timber of the Intermountain West is a great addition to the library of the house owner, landscaper, recreationist, vacationer, or pupil during this huge and specified area of the yank Rocky Mountain West. contains identity keys and hundreds of thousands of authoritative illustrations.
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The outermost bark on all but the youngest stems has no live cells. New bark is constantly being made on the Page 17 Fruit Types (drawings from Dirr and others) Page 18 Tree Trunk Parts (photo from Wood Handbook) Acambium, Bphloem, Couter bark, Dsapwook with several growth rings, Eheartwood with many growth rings, FPith, Grays inside and pushed out. This is why older trunks usually have rough outer bark that peels or flakes away. Bark is highly variable, though young trees generally have fairly smooth bark.
Twigs/Buds: Stout; light brown first year, becoming gray with stringy, peeling bark; short spur shoots on older twigs. Buds with overlapping scales, brown. Flowers/Fruit: Green male flowers borne in 1" long catkins in spring; female flowers inconspicuous; dioecious. Fruit plum-like in shape and size; about 1" to 1-1/2" long; tan to orange; fleshy covering very messy and bad smelling. Bark: Light gray-brown; tight ridges with darker furrows on older stems. Wood: Unimportant. General: A native of China and Japan, where it has long been cultivated in temple gardens.
A Guide to the Trees of Utah and the Intermountain West by Michael Kuhns