Soft maple, the focus of this column, includes red maple (Acer rubrum), silver maple (Acer saccharinum), bigleaf maple
later macrophyllum) and the less commercially important box elder (Acer negundo).
Looming tall Douglas firs, bigleaf maples
They measure the circumference of the stump and the length of the tree now lying on the ground, then head out in search of another national champion, the bigleaf maple
New to the list is a Bigleaf Maple
that grows on BLM-managed land near Highway 126 between Eugene and Florence.
One is the bigleaf maple
, nearly as old as the university itself, that grows near Deady Hall.
(Acer macrophyllum), is also a tree of the damp Pacific Coast, and there is little doubt that the expedition would have come to know this species well as they waited out the long, wet winter upon reaching the ocean.
Douglas fi posts and beams, cedar siding and shingles, bigleaf maple
for the kitchen cabinets--all came from local mills.
David Wagner of Washington State University will talk about the reproductive strategies for bigleaf maple
and other unique plant species at 7:30 p.
It sickens nearly two dozen other hosts that range from California buckeye, bay laurel, and bigleaf maple
to redwood, some rhododendrons, and even certain blueberry cultivars.
LIGHT POURS IN through two-story windows on the west--broken up in summer by the foliage of bigleaf maple
, in winter by backlit sculptural branches.
Duncan Island is home to a rich eco system, with towering Sitka spruce trees big enough to construct five houses, as Sears puts it, along with bigleaf maple
, red alder, western hemlock and Douglas fir.
Many of the trees that once covered the city's high bluffs, bigleaf maple
, Douglas-fir, and red alder, have long since been cut down in the quest for a water view.
Icy and milky with glacial silt, the Queets River flows full between banks overhung by outstretched limbs of bigleaf maple
and black cottonwood, their branches dangling with moss.
The other, the Woodlands Trail, follows the canoe canal through a forest of mostly bigleaf maple
The deadly disease has killed coast live oak, tanoak, and California black oak and killed or sickened additional species ranging from bigleaf maple
to evergreen huckleberry.