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2 edition of In the heart of the long leaf pine found in the catalog.

In the heart of the long leaf pine

Cyrus Bates Currier

In the heart of the long leaf pine

a few random sketches about Lockhart.

by Cyrus Bates Currier

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Published by Barnes Printing Co.] in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lockhart (Ala.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lockhart (Ala.)

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsJackson Lumber Company, Lockhart, Ala.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC108.L5 C8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[24] p.
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6593496M
      LC Control Number17000686
      OCLC/WorldCa17293184

      ANSWER: What you have been smitten by is the clear heart wood that was cut from to year-old, slow-growing, long-leaf yellow pine trees. Pine tree with resin pockets on bark: shortleaf pine 5, 47 Long green twigs: boxelder 10, 43 or sassaf 59 Branches grow from trunk in spaced sets of wagon.

      out of 5 stars The Krayolas - Long Leaf Pine (no smack gum) - Box Records Reviewed in the United States on Novem Back in the late 60's and early 70's and right on into the decades of the 80's and until his untimely death on Novem /5(3). Leaf margins Dentate Double Entire serrate Lobed Serrate Leaf Margins: The edges or margins of the leaf are also used in identification. Serrate leaves-margin with sharp forward directed teethDouble serrate leaves-each sharp, forward directed tooth bears small teethDentate leaves-margin with sharp teeth that point directly outwardLobed leaves-margin with relatively large, rounded projections.

      Now that I am becoming an old-pine myself, the story of the long-lost, long-leaf pine is more interesting to me. And “lo and behold,” although public records show the famous long-leaf forest stopping just north of Lake Okeechobee, recently my mother and I learned that they were, indeed, further south, right here in what today is Martin County! The leaf petioles, the stalks that attach the leaves to their stems, are usually short, with small stipules at the base that resemble very small leaves. Willow leaves are usually a solid variety of green, though some, such as the dappled willow, have a mixed coloring that includes shades of white, pink, and green.


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