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Tree Identification, Multiple, Choice

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by HDRock, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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  2. loadstarken

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    Yeah I didn't do very well at all on that!
  3. jackatc1

    jackatc1 Burning Hunk

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    Yellow birch no way!

    Maybe blister rot beech.
  4. WellSeasoned

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    Did good for the beginning, but then it said NO WAY, YOU ARE WRONG:mad:

    Cool quiz
  5. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    I got them all right.......eventually.
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  6. nrford

    nrford Minister of Fire

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    That second yellow birch was the only one I missed with first answer. I sure would like a closer look at it though because I have my doubts as well, at least from that view!
  7. Ralphie Boy

    Ralphie Boy Minister of Fire

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    Wow! That was fun! I did much better than I thought. Fun stuff:cool:
  8. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Got them all right the first time except for the hemlock in the bottom row . . . if only I saw the needles! ;) Surprised myself since I tend to ID trees more by leaf/needle structure.
  9. weatherguy

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    I had 3 wrong and that was one of them, maybe when they get huge the bark changes?
  10. nrford

    nrford Minister of Fire

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    It does change but that is just a poor pic.
  11. Wood Duck

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    I missed the same tree. Yellow Birch is highly variable, but that one is unusual even for a tree with a lot of unusual specimens. I also missed the Hemlock. I guess I never spent a lot of time looking closely at Hemlock bark; there is no need to use the bark for identification.
  12. bogydave

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    Got the white birch right :)
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  13. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    The wood lot I have been cutting at , the trees were cut down 2 years ago , so I have been researching bark ID ,cuz that's all I have to go by, except end grain when I cut.
    When I go back I will take the x25 so I can split some to help, if I can't ID them

    That one birch in the quiz ,IDK ,may be an error :)

    Wood Duck :: How do you , ID trees in winter ??
  14. jdp1152

    jdp1152 Minister of Fire

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    I clicked on each picture for a closer view....the url gave them all way. 100%!
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  15. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Trees around here don't have bark like that. ;lol
  16. JBinKC

    JBinKC Feeling the Heat

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    Got all of the deciduous trees on the first try. I didn't do well with the pine species. I must be a wood snob.
  17. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    Bump
  18. save$

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    One wrong first time through. That was interesting. I often go by the odor so this was good for me.
    Good review. Now, how many can find north by looking at tree trucks?
  19. Paulywalnut

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    No oak or locust?
    Got them all right on the second
    row. Terrible on the pine family.
  20. BEConklin

    BEConklin Feeling the Heat

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    Yeah that was a piece of cake....click on each pic to see it enlarged and the species appears in the url address....
    Before I noticed that, I was running 50% correct
  21. rideau

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    No problems with those I've seen growing. Guessed on the striped maple. Missed the second yellow birch...guessed, but guessed wrong.
  22. BEConklin

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    Yeah - striped maple threw me a curve. Never seen it before - it looked to me like sassafras when it's young but that wasn't an option
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  23. HDRock

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    Give it a try

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