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Exam #2 - Questions from Old Exams
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Of D. virginiana, G. triacanthos, N. sylvatica, M. auminata, and R. pseudoacacia, which doesn't root sprout?
"Naval stores, which the French harvested first in the Northeast, came originally from this tree"
The acorn of which oak takes two growing seasons to mature: Q. macrocarpa or Q. palustris?
Of A. rubrum, J. virginiana, P. rigida, P. serotina, and T. americana, which doesn't basal sprout when cut?
The maples with the greatest geographical distribution
Allelopathic tree greatly threatened by canker sores
The most drought tolerant of the "red oaks" discussed in class.
Common on the poorest of dry soils, often in pure stands, including the barrens of Tennessee; wood is aromatic, reddish, and rot-resistant
Because its wood is similar to that of yellow-poplar, it is often mixed and used with the wood of that species
Most drought tolerant of the hickories discussed in class.
Maple species that occurs naturally in the greatest number of forest types.
The most flood tolerant of the "red oaks" discussed in class.
Which oak is used for tight cooperage: Q. alba or Q. rubra?
The most drought tolerant of the "white oaks" discussed in class
"Probably the most abundant and uniformly distributed of the hickories"
Has the most valuable timber of the "red oaks" discussed in class.
Least site sensitive of C. occidentalis, F. americana, J. nigra, L. tulipifera, and Q. rubra
The most cold hardy of the oaks discussed in class
Of the maples discussed, which is the best landscape tree?
Although a short-lived pioneer, may be the fastest growing tree in North America, and among the tallest hardwoods in the eastern US
Which has the greater longevity, Q. alba or Q. rubra?
Drought tolerant tree restricted to the subcanopy its entire life?
A disease ("yellows") and very recently insect (borer), threaten the existence of this tree
The most cold hardy of the red oaks in this region
Allelopathic and site-sensitive relative to growing conditions
Anthracnose is a serious disease on this otherwise long-lived floodplain species
Populus deltoides and this species commonly reproduce by broken parts on floodplains
Of Quercus macrocarpa, palustris, rubra, and velutina, the longest lived.
Anthracnose is a serious disease on this tree that is restricted to the forest under story
This oak is widely planted in urban landscapes but develops iron chlorosis on alkaline soils
Two diseases continue thwart hopes to plant this once most commonly tree species in N. America
This maple has greatest geographical range of any North American maple
Of the oaks discussed in class, this is naturally the most abundant on wet clay flats where its acorns are important for waterfowl
Prized for its wood, nectar source for honey, and bark for rope
The only member of the pecan group in the north
Root-suckering tree that often has a hollow bole, which is used by insects and other wildlife species
Shade intolerant, site-sensitive, long-lived, and one of the largest trees in the US; one of the most valuable timber producers; state tree of Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
Acer rubrum and this species hybridize, resulting in a better street tree than this second parent.
The most valuable hardwood species in this region; also valuable for its fruits
The acorn from this species takes one growing season to mature: Q. macrocarpa or Q. velutina?
This conifer sprouts at the base when cut or along the bole when burned
The best maple for landscape in terms of adaptability and ornamental attributes
Of the white oaks in this region, the most drought tolerant
Of D. virginiana, G. triacanthos, O. virginiana, R. pseudoacaia, and S. albidum, which does not root sprout?
Most geographically widespread conifer in list above
At least one of two fatal diseases ultimately kills this species
Site-sensitive under story tree that is limited in landscape use by anthracnose disease
Most similar ecologically (shade intolerance, site conditions, geographic range) to Magnolia acuminata
Of the red oaks, most tolerant of flooded conditions
Root-suckering tree that often has a hollow bole so large logs were used for pipes t transport liquids
Anthracnose kills this very large hardwood that occurs on alluvial and poorly drained sites
Of all the oaks discussed in class, the most common one in the prairie region of the US
Conifer that can sprout at the base after it is cut
Of the hickories discussed in class, the most aggressive on xeric (dry) sites
Root-suckering tree with aromatic, durable wood; dried leaves used for gumbo file
Most geographically widespread (North America and beyond) Acer species
Most similar ecologically to Salix nigra
Root-suckering tree that is important for land reclamation
Allelopathic, site-sensitive tree
Thornless and male varieties are widely planted as substitute for American elm
Of the Juglans species discussed in class, currently being devastated by a canker disease
Root-suckering tree with the darkest of American hardwoods and a delicious fruit for wildlife and people
The acorn of which Quercus species takes two years to mature: alba or rubra?
This "red oak" is known for its deep taproots and tolerance of poor, dry, sandy hillsides
Which has greater longevity: Q. macrocarpa or Q. velutina?
Allelopathic species with serious canker disease
Wood of this tree is aromatic, durable, and naturally resistant to moths
Of Acer rubrum, Juniperus virginiana, Pinus rigida, Prunus serotina, and Tilia americana, doesn't basal sprout
Besides Populus delotides, this floodplain tree reproduces by broken branches
Of the white oaks, this species is best adapted to dry conditions
Most valuable hardwood in America
Raw, ripe fruit widely eaten by people and wildlife; very rare is not extirpated in New York State
This floodplain tree is often regarded as the fastest growing tree in North America
Only conifer that occurs throughout the Central Hardwood Forest Region
This Quercus species is an intolerant pioneer on poorly drained, clayey, wet soils
The most widely distributed maple in North America
Of Gleditsia triacanthos, Nyssa sylvatica, Prunus serotina, Robinia pseudoacacia, and Sassafras albidum: doesn't root sprout
This commonly planted "red oak" develops iron chlorosis on alkaline soils
Of Fraxinus americana, Juglans nigra, Liriodendron tulipifera, Magnolia acuminata, and Populus deltoides, most shade tolerant
Intolerant and site sensitive tree that produces valuable timber; although a pioneer on disturbed sites, can live for 400 years and reach 11 feet in diameter
Highly drought-tolerant subcanopy tree
Of Carya ovata, Cornus florida, Fraxinus americana, Platanus occidentalis, and Ulmus americana, doesn't currently have a serious insect or disease problem
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