baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Betula ermanii (Erman's birch, Betulaceae)

 

 

Dark areas: Pinus pumila (Siberian dwarf pine); lighter green areas: B. ermanii dominated krummholz. Shiretoko National Park, Japan.
B. ermanii (with smooth bark) - Quercus mongolica (Mongolian oak) forest. Shiretoko National Park, Japan, at 600 m.
Abies sachalinensis (Sakhalin fir) dominated forest. Old B. ermanii, right; Quercus mongolica (Mongolian oak), centre foreground; Acer japonicum (downy Japanese maple), foliage top left. Shiretoko National Park, Japan, at 500 m.
Some broadleaf trees (Sorbus matsumurana is shrub) of higher altitudes (500-800 m) of Shiretoko National Park, Japan.