tree line

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line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes

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At all trial sites, herbicides were used to keep the tree line free of weeds.
The tree line is a complex ecotone that comprises not only tree species at the edge of their geographic distribution, but also a diverse assortment of understory plants and growth-forms (Korner, 2003).
A simple test to determine the viability of this theory would be to check the number of entry trails to a corner and compare that number to the number of trails leading to a particular point in a flat section of tree line.
Just before reaching the tree line, fork left on to a shale path between the gorse bushes and curve right with the path to enter a small area of woodland and exit into a sports field.
The youngster pointed his rifle at me, motioning me in the direction of the tree line, from which dozens of soldiers were rapidly appearing.
The Tree Line USA program is sponsored by The National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters.
Tree Line USA, a partnership between the Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, recognizes public and private utilities for pursuing practices that protect and enhance America's urban trees.
Long-lived black spruces at the tree line in Labrador show a radial growth response that is synchronous with recent climate warming.
I turned and looked and just saw the motion of the last of the tower disappearing between the tree line,'' said police Lt.
DALLAS -- Oncor has been recognized for the eighth straight year as a Tree Line USA Utility.
For the 10th consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation is recognizing Duke Energy Florida as a Tree Line USA utility.
In the latitudinal tree line (or forest-tundra ecotone) of the boreal forest, the growing conditions for trees are suboptimal.
Instead of using the nearby flag to gauge the wind speed, consistency and direction, Huish watched the leaves high on the tree line behind the target area.
Who: Puget Sound Energy (PSE), a seven-year Tree Line USA award recipient, has pledged to donate a tree to every Tree City USA city in its service area in recognition of last winter's severe storm season and their Arbor Day awards.
A white spruce seedling, Picea glauca (Moench) Voss, was found at the northern edge of the Brooks Range in Alaska, more than 50 km north of the latitudinal tree line.