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Unformatted text preview: estrife ‐ Salicaire Herbaceous perennial from 60‐150 cm tall. Base of leaves widely attached to stem. Purple flowers occur in terminal spikes. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2:581. Figure 22. Matteuccia struthiopteris Ostrich fern ‐ Matteuccie fougère‐à‐l'autruche Modified from: Chambers, Legasy and Bentley – Forest Plants of Central Ontario – ©1996 Lone Pine Publishing & Queen’s printer. 22 Very large fern (60‐230 cm tall). Fertile fronds distinct from green fronds. Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 23. Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive fern ‐ Onoclée sensible Fern with triangular fronds (45‐60 cm tall). Unlike most ferns, the pinnae (leaflets) are only slightly wavy, rather than being well divided. Modified from: Forest Plants of Central Ontario –Chambers, Legasy and Bentley – ©1996 Lone Pine Publishing & Queen’s printer. Figure 24. Photinia melanocarpa (Aronia melanocara) Black Chokeberry – Aronia noir Perennial shrub Low or mid‐sized ‐ up to 2.5 m tall Leaves alternate, oval to elliptic, sharp pointed at tip Leaves 1‐4 cm wide, 2‐8 cm long, with fine teeth on margin Petiole 2‐10 mm Leaf‐like stipule at the base of petioles White flowers with white petals, 4‐6 mm long in stalked clusters (5‐15) Round, purple to black fruits, 6‐10 mm in diameter, in small clusters Modified from: Forest Plants of Central Ontario –Chambers, Legasy and Bentley – ©1996 Lone Pine Publishing & Queen’s printer. 23 Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 25. Picea mariana Black spruce ‐ Épinette noire Mid‐sized tree, 7 – 10 m tall. Needles are short (1 cm), stiff, with rounded ends, arranged all the way around the twigs. Cones small, 2 – 3 cm long, often persisting on the trees. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 61. Figure 26. Pinus resinosa Red pine ‐ Pin rouge USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 57. 24 Tall tree (25‐35 m) with a very straight trunk Bark is furrowed and reddish. Needles in groups of two, stiff, quite long (10‐15 cm). Cones are oval, 3‐4 cm long Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 27. Pinus strobus White pine ‐ Pin blanc Very large tree which can attain 50 m. Growth form irregular in older trees. Needles are soft, normally 6‐10 cm long and in groups of five. Bark is grey‐green in young trees becoming darker with deep crevasses in mature trees. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 56. Figure 28. Populus tremuloides Trembling aspen ‐ Tremble ou Peuplier faux tremble Tree 10 – 15 m tall Bark has a smooth, waxy appearance, pale green to almost white. Older bark becom...
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