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Secondary Growth in Stems: Wood, Bark and Surface Features - 13 Aging of Bark Since the secondary growth wood volume expands constantly, the bark must likewise increase in girth to accommodate the interior expansion. Old bark is continuously being pushed outward and on occasion will be shed from tree by
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Unformatted text preview: sloughing off. The different ways of sloughing result in unique bark patterns, such as papery, shaggy, scaly or furrowed. Papery bark Shaggy bark Scaly bark Furrowed bark...
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