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Eastern white pine
clusters of 5; 3-5" soft needles; most valuable for lumber in Maine; grow very tall
Christmas tree; needles are a little longer than the hemlock; parallel sides; sticky buds with small resin pockets; tell age by whorls
very short; very sharp needles, either opposite or whorled; produces black berries in the fall
round leaves; flattened petiole causes quivering in wind; very fast growing bark; can photosynthesize well
peeling bark, really good fire starter, circle-shaped, double-serrate, green and brown buds
oval-shaped, double-serrate, little hairs on outside of leaf; if you scratch bark of twig it smells like Wintergreen
speckled gray bark, white spots help tree observer, oxygen, double-serrate, buds are blunt, red, light bulb shaped, deciduous conifer that has cones
rounded edges, like to grow in deeper, rich soils, produces acorns, valuable wood, not as common as Red oak in ME
Northern red oak
multiple lobes (7-9) that end in a sharp point, used for hardwood floors, redness in bark cracks
football-shaped leaves, pinnate venation, hooks on margin, 45 degree angle long and sharp buds, produces beech nuts
good for webworms, spear-shaped eliptical/lanceolate leaves, serrate, rusty peach fuzz, very valuable for floors/cupboards
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