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Word of the Week: Lenticel

What do the bark of a spicebush, the skin of an apple, and the skin of your face have in common? Continue reading

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Are You Lichen the Bark? Five Birch Trees of the Mid-Atlantic Region

Part 2: Five Birch Trees of the Mid-Atlantic Region
Learn about five birch trees native to different areas of the mid-Atlantic region. Their uses in a cultivated landscape are varied. Those with the showiest bark shine year-round as specimen, shade, or lawn trees. Continue reading

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