Bulletin - Biological Survey Volume 39

Bulletin - Biological Survey Volume 39

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... HONEYSUCKLE FAMILY (CAPRIFOLIACE1E). Each of two genera of this family has five arborescent species in the United States. Of one, the elders, one species is known to be attacked and of the other, the black haws, three species. So far as known, none are seriously injured. TREES ATTACKED BY THE RED-BREASTED SAPSUGKER. (S phyrapicus ruber.) THE POPLARS AND WILLOWS (SALICACEE). BLACK COTTONWOOD (Populus trichocarpa).--Bendire. COTTONWOOD (Populus fremonti).--C. S. Thompson. WEEPING WILLOW (Salim babylomIca).--"I have noticed no other trees besides apple and pear damaged except perhaps the weeping willow." (Ernest Adams, Clipper Gap, Cal., Apr. 30, 1909). WILLOw (Salim cordata).--Vernon Bailey noted young S phyrapizus ruber regaling themselves on willow sap at Donner Lake, Cal., July TREEs ATTACKED BY RED-BREAsTED sAPsUcKER. 51 25, 1900, and found many branches pecked on a number of willows. Mrs. Bailey (see bibliography), referring to the same instance, describes "lengthwise strips of bark... cut off, leaving fiddlestrings between.." (See Pl. V, fig. 4.) WILLow (species not given).--A specimen of willow collected by Dr. A. K. Fisher at Tillamook, Oreg., shows almost all the bark removed from a fair-sized sapling.. THE WALNUTs (JUGLANDACEJE). ENGLISH WALNUT (Juglans regia).--The English walnut is very seriously injured (Ellwood Cooper, Santa Barbara, Cal., Jan. 22, 1909). THE BIRCHES (BETULACE./E). BIRCH (species unknowI1).--Prof. F. E. L. Beal reports a whitebarked birch so seriously injured at Salem, Oreg., that it appeared to be dying. THE OAKS (FAGACEE). CALIFoRNIA BLACK OAK (Quercus californica).--All through the oak forests of the McCloud River country the black oaks were badly pecked (W. O. Emerson, Mar. 14, ...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767195
  • 9781236767196