Category Archives: Tree Stories

Book Review of The Forests of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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University of Georgia Tree ID Sessions with Dan

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Southern Trees With Opposite Leaves

The major Southern trees with opposite leaves are: Maples, Ashes, Dogwoods, Buckeyes, Catalpa, Paulownia The following ‘acromonic’ may help you remember this group: “MAD Dogs and Buckeyed Cats named Paul” Maples Red Maple: Red maple leaves have teeth.  This is … Continue reading

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Tree Spells

As a kid growing up in suburban Atlanta, I fell under the spell of trees and forests early. Our first house, a tiny post World War II asbestos sheathed cottage was luckily situated across the street from a park. A … Continue reading

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