Posts Tagged ‘trees’

The tallest tree in the Amazon

June 16, 2020

Toby Jackson of the University of Cambridge, took part in an expedition to find the Amazon’s tallest tree in remote northern Brazil.

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From a keshitsubo to a sequoia.

October 24, 2019

A Keshitsubo Bonsai is 0.08 meters (3.14 inches) tall. A sequoia tree can grow to 116 meters (380.5 feet). Comparing the size of trees. a Red Side video.

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DC: Souvenir of Hurricane Irene

August 28, 2011

DC: Souvenir of Hurricane Irene

On Capitol Hill, damage from Hurricane Irene is due to rain, not wind. Mature older trees shade the streets, but many have rotted root systems, so the storm’s two days of heavy rain loosened their foundations, causing the trunks to come crashing down, either in the street or on nearby houses. The photo above shows the results on the 1200 block of C Street SE. Here’s what the roots look like:

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Arbor Day in DC

April 24, 2009

Arbor day in DC

It’s National Arbor Day. While the official tree of the District of Columbia is the Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea), the Potomac area beaver community urges you to plant more of those tasty Yoshino Cherry trees (Prunus x yedoensis) near streams and rivers. The kits really love them.

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