baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Abies balsamea (balsam fir, Pinaceae)

 

 

A. balsamea, left; Betula alleghaniensis (yellow birch), big trees; Prunus pensylvanica (pin cherry), centre foreground. Tree regeneration browsed by moose, apart from Picea glauca (white spruce) saplings. Cape Breton Highlands National Park at 360 m. Nova Scotia, Canada.
Acer saccharum (sugar maple) forest. Small dead A. balsamea, right centre; Betula alleghaniensis (yellow birch), right. Grande Anse Valley at 80 m. Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Lake Superior from a cliff. In the foreground A. balsamea (with upward cones), Picea mariana (black spruce, with hanging cones) and Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch). Michipicoten parks, Ontario, Canada.
14.1-metre Sorbus decora (showy mountain-ash). Also A. balsamea, and Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch) foliage, right. Michipicoten parks, Ontario, Canada.
Thuja occidentalis (white-cedar) stand along a creek. Also A. balsamea seedlings. Michipicoten parks, Ontario, Canada.
Thuja occidentalis (white-cedar) - Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch, with white bark) forest. Also seedlings of Acer spicatum (mountain maple, left) and A. balsamea (right). Michipicoten parks, Ontario, Canada.
Picea mariana (black spruce) dominated forest. Also a thicker Pinus banksiana (jack pine, left), Betula papyrifera (paper birch, right foreground) and small A. balsamea (right centre). Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen) forest, background. Also plentiful small A. balsamea, three thicker Pinus banksiana (jack pine), Acer spicatum (mountain maple, foreground) and Betula papyrifera (paper birch, left centre). Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Pinus strobus (eastern white pine, left), Pinus resinosa (red pine, right) and plentiful small A. balsamea. Further large P. resinosa behind A. balsamea. Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Pinus banksiana (jack pine), Pinus strobus (eastern white pine, with long horizontal branches), A. balsamea (small conical trees), Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen, broadleaf trees with white trunk). Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Pinus resinosa (red pine) stand at Elisabeth Lake. Also Sorbus decora (showy mountain-ash) seedling, bottom; Pinus strobus (eastern white pine) seedling, bottom centre; A. balsamea seedlings, bottom left and background. Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Pinus strobus (eastern white pine), with foliage of A. balsamea and Acer saccharum (sugar maple) on the left. Small Acer rubrum (red maple) sapling, bottom left. Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, Michigan, USA.
Picea mariana (black spruce) dominated forest. Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen, with furrowed bark). Dense A. balsamea regeneration, background. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Sorbus decora (showy mountain-ash, centre), Picea mariana (black spruce, background), Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch, foliage on the right) and A. balsamea seedlings. Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch, foreground and foliage in the upper half of the photo), Thuja occidentalis (white-cedar, left), Acer spicatum (mountain maple, foliage in the lower half of the photo) and A. balsamea (seedlings and saplings, background). Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.