pin cherry


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Synonyms for pin cherry

small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit

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The remaining 30% consisted of balsam fir, juneberry, mountain maple, red maple, red-osier dogwood, pin cherry, and choke cherry.
The remaining 30% was juneberry, red maple, pin cherry, choke cherry, quaking aspen, and mountain ash.
Common Common Paper birch Betula papyrifera Common Common Bog birch Betula pumila Not Browsed Rare Red-osier dogwood Cornus stolonifera Common Rare Hazel Corylus cornuta Common Rare Black ash Fraxinus niger Not Browsed Rare White pine Pinus strobus Rare Rare Balsam poplar Populus balsamifera Rare Rare Quaking aspen Populus tremuloides Common Common Pin cherry Prunus pennsylvanicus Common Common Choke cherry Prunus virginianus Common Common Oak Quercus spp.
Willows and pin cherry are only important in the first 26 yr following fire.
While pin cherry is recruited only during the first 20 yr following fire, small numbers of aspen are present even a long time after fire.
Decreases in pin cherry, willow, aspen, and white birch are linked to lower recruitment in those species between fire events.
We hypothesized that increased soil resource availability would prolong the interval of pin cherry dominance in successional northern hardwood stands by conferring upon it a competitive advantage over the mature forest species.
The stands were chosen to meet the following criteria: (1) pre-cut forests were dominated by mature northern hardwood forests growing on well-drained soils of gentle to moderate slopes in the elevation range from 300 to 400 m; (2) all had been recently clearcut, with three stands harvested in each of the time periods 1971, 1978, and 1984-1985; (3) the naturally regenerating forests were dominated by northern hardwoods, with a high proportion of total basal area ([greater than]40%) composed of pin cherry; and (4) road access was available to within a few hundred meters of each stand.
In general, 45 individuals of each of the dominant species (pin cherry, beech, sugar maple, striped maple [Acer pensylvanicum L.], paper birch [Betula papyrifera Marsh.], and yellow birch) in each plot were chosen randomly after stratifying each population into three size classes.
Pin Cherry: Use the same proportions as as for wild black cherry.
In the south, pin cherry, willows, trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides), and balsam fir were dominant in rights-of-way, while in adjacent woods, balsam fir, striped maple, and beaked hazelnut provided the most twigs.
In the southern region, moose browsed mainly striped maple, Appalachian tea (Viburnum cassinoides), and mooseberry (Viburnum alnifolium) in adjacent woods, while willows, pin cherry, and white birch were browsed in rights-of-way.
When I returned in 1989 to examine the status of the new forest, I was surprised to discover the entire site blanketed by a dense cover of pin cherry saplings, a tree species completely absent from the previous beech forest.
Pin cherry is extremely intolerant of shaded conditions and requires abundant sunlight for germination and growth.
The area was lush with three regeneration, but closer inspection revealed that without deer, the area had converted to pure pin cherry. Deer love pin cherry, an aggressive competitor that few other native tree species can beat.