baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Betula alleghaniensis (yellow birch, Betulaceae)

 

 

Old B. alleghaniensis, right centre; B. alleghaniensis, extreme right with paler bark; Fagus grandifolia (American beech), background, next tree left from the big B. alleghaniensis; Acer saccharum (sugar maple), other trees. Grande Anse Valley at 50 m. Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada.
B. alleghaniensis, big trees; Prunus pensylvanica (pin cherry), centre foreground; Abies balsamea (balsam fir), left. Tree regeneration browsed by moose, apart from Picea glauca (white spruce) saplings. Cape Breton Highlands National Park at 360 m. Nova Scotia, Canada.
Acer spicatum (mountain maple); also B. alleghaniensis, right, and Picea glauca (white spruce), center. Grande Anse Valley at 60 m. Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Acer saccharum (sugar maple) forest. Also B. alleghaniensis, right, and small dead Abies balsamea (balsam fir), right centre. Grande Anse Valley at 80 m. Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Some broadleaf trees of Grande Anse Valley. Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada.
B. alleghaniensis (big tree and left foreground), Acer saccharum (sugar maple, left background, right foreground and most regeneration), Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch, white trunks, background), Picea glauca (white spruce, right, with dead branches). Lake Superior Provincial Park. Ontario, Canada.