Characteristicbarkisthinsmoothandredbrownonyoung

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Unformatted text preview: d gradually tapering to a sharp pointed tip. Upper surface is yellowish‐green, underside is paler, 9 or more veins per side. Bark is also characteristic; thin, smooth and shiny red‐ brown on young trees. On older trees, bark is yellowish‐ grey or bronze and peels off in curly strips. Modified from: Chambers, Legasy and Bentley – Forest Plants of Central Ontario – ©1996 Lone Pine Publishing & Queen’s printer. Figure 8. Betula papyrifera Paper or White birch ‐ Bouleau à papier Tree may reach 30 m in height. Leaves alternate, simple, 6‐8 cm long, heart‐shaped, double‐toothed. Upper surface is flat green, underside paler. Characteristic bark is thin, smooth and red‐brown on young trees, white, papery and peeling on older trees. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 609 15 Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Chamaedaphne calyculata Leatherleaf ‐ Cassandre caliculé ou faux bleuets Figure 9. Small, upright shrub (about 60 cm high), irregular, asymmetric growth form. Leaves alternate and upright, thick, leathery, oblong or oval, 1‐5 cm long, very slightly toothed. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2:687. Cornus alternifolia Alternate‐leaved dogwood ‐ Cornouiller à feuilles alternes Figure 10. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2:663. 16 Shrub or small tree 1‐10 m tall. Alternate leaves, but sometimes crowded toward end of branch where they may appear opposite or in whorls. Terminal flowers forming a flattened cyme. Dark‐blue berry like fruit. Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Cornus canadensis Bunchberry ‐ Quatre‐temps Figure 11. Perennial herb Flowering stems 10‐20 cm high 4‐6 opposite leaves Egg‐shaped to oblong leaves, 2‐7 cm long with 7‐9 prominent veins Inflorescence composed of small greenish or purplish flowers surrounded by 4 white 1‐2 cm long petal‐like bracts (June‐July) Fruits: bright red round berries (July‐August) USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 662 Cornus stolonifera / Cornus sericea Red‐osier dogwood ‐ Cornouiller stolonifère ou Hart rouge Figure 12. Shrub 1‐3 m tall. Leaves opposite. Terminal flowers forming a flattened cyme. White or bluish fruit. Young branches red to purplish. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 662 17 Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 13. Drosera rotundifolia Round‐leaved sundew ‐ Rossolis à feuilles rondes Small carnivorous plant, 2 cm to 15 cm (with flower) tall. Oval leaves covered with glandular dark red hairs secreting sticky liquid and digestive enzymes. Modified from: Chambers, Legasy and Bent...
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