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A huge white sycamore skeleton sprawled on the gravel beach, its bark long gone.
Several other pines are found, and among the less important timber trees are black spruce, Carolina balsam, beeches, ashes, sycamore or button wood, sweet gum and lindens.
The huge sycamore tree behind the house was now on the house.
On the other side of the pool was the fallen sycamore tree where Alex had made his decision to buy the land adjoining hers.
She took off, noting where she entered the woods, and using a tall Sycamore tree as a trail marker.Advertisement
The oak and sycamore in front of Birnam House, the famed twin trees of Birnam, are believed to be more than 1000 years old, and to be the remnant of the wood of Birnam which Shakespeare immortalized in Macbeth.
In the canyons of the Edwards Plateau grow the pecan, live oak, sycamore, elm, walnut and cypress; on the hilly dissected borders of the same plateau are cedars, dwarf and scrubby oak, and higher up are occasional patches of stunted oak, called "shinneries."
The wood is used for the same purposes as that of the sycamore.
Much of the wych elm has been affected by Dutch Elm Disease and other trees include birch, sycamore and oak.
The Sycamore can reach a height of 30 meters.Advertisement
Other trees common in the state are the persimmon, sassafras, and, in the Ohio Valley region, the sycamore.
A more natural limit is afforded by the presence of the chief deciduous trees - oak, beech, ash and sycamore.
The sunt tree (Acacia nhlolica) grows everywhere, as well as the tamarisk and the sycamore.
The flowers are in fascicles, appearing before the leaves as in the Norway maple, or in racemes or panicles appearing with, or later than, the leaves as in sycamore.
Sycamore and gray alder are a nuisance because they seed prolifically, while the gray alder also tends to produce suckers.Advertisement
Ash, sycamore, beech, lime, Scots pine and grand fir are among the range of trees that occur.
Sycamore Lodge - Originally an old stone granary first built in the late 1800's.
Other trees including the horse chestnut and sycamore already have well-developed leaves.
Part of what I loved about this place was the garden that adjoined it a hidden, sunlit nook surrounded by mature sycamore trees.
Other work being done on the day will include removing sycamore saplings that are beginning to dominate the area.Advertisement
The Jaques walnut and sycamore Chessboard (6,3 cm squares) is a remarkable replica of the 19th century design!
As a result I have a surfeit of Beech and Sycamore logs.
The woodland is dominated by sycamore with ash, wild cherry and oak.
Planted tree species included sycamore, Norway maple, beech, ash, lime, elm, Scots pine and horse chestnut.
To achieve this aim, the invasive non-native sycamore will be eradicated from both woods.Advertisement
There are a number of fine scots pine trees in the churchyard and a large sycamore.
Stan had used a piece of spalted sycamore, which I think nicely reflects the " wild and wooly " appearance of the breed.
Archive for August 27th, 2006 27th August 2006, Sunday The sorrows of sycamore The sycamore leaf above is twice afflicted.
It is said that the Tolpuddle Martyrs formed the first trade union underneath a Sycamore tree.
There is a large trade in Tunbridge ware, which includes work-tables, boxes, toys, &c., made of hard woods, such as beech, sycamore, holly, and cherry, and inlaid with mosaic. Tunbridge Wells was incorporated in 1889, and is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.Advertisement
The Jaques walnut and sycamore Chessboard (6,3 cm squares) is a remarkable replica of the 19th century design !
The most popular type of sycamore used in violins has a curl in the grain which shows up as a flame effect.
One high branch ripped away like a sycamore seed.
Archive for August 27th, 2006 27th August 2006, Sunday The sorrows of Sycamore The sycamore leaf above is twice afflicted.
On sycamore leaves, it forms ' tar ' spot lesions, the number or diameter of which can be compared at different sites.Advertisement
Ripple Figure found in wood which has wavy grain, eg ripple sycamore.
Other fast-growing trees include the American sycamore, white ash, silver maple and Lombardy poplar.
For green, choose between the yellow undertones of the darker Sycamore Tree to the lighter Grasslands, which also has a touch of gray.
A man fell off a bridge on Old Sycamore Road, hit his head on the rocks and died.
This plant prefers shade and often grows as a vine on the trunks of sycamore and oak trees.Advertisement
The bleached skeleton of a huge old Sycamore tree lay near the creek.
The maple, walnut, oak, ash, beech, elm, gum, sycamore, hickory and poplar, found on the southern slope of the Osage highlands, on the uplands about the source of the highlands and in the central portions of the Red river valley, are valuable for cabinet woods.
Extensive forest areas still remain both in the east and the west, In the east oak, maple, beech, chestnut, elm, tulip-tree (locally " yellow poplar "), walnut, pine and cedar trees are the most numerous; in the west the forests are composed largely of cypress, ash, oak, hickory, chestnut, walnut, beech, tulip-tree, gum and sycamore trees.
At other times they are at different levels, and are applied over each other, so as to be imbricated, as in lilac, and in the outer scales of sycamore; and occasionally the margin of one leaf overlaps that of another, while it in its turn is overlapped by a third, so as to be twisted, spiral or contortive.
Sycamore (Ater pseudo-platanus), sometimes mistakenly called the plane tree, is common in Germany and Britain and in the eastern states of North America.Advertisement
This and the sycamore were described by Gerard in 1597 (Herball, p. 1299), the latter being "a stranger to England."
The clusters of green flowers terminate the young shoots and are erect; the two wings of the fruit spread almost horizontally, and are smaller than in the sycamore.
The lobed shape of its leaf and its dense foliage caused it to be confused with the true sycamore - Ficus sycamorus - of scripture.
It is a lofty tree (from 40 to 70 ft.), resembling the sycamore, but with yellow flowers, appearing before the leaves, and more spreading wings to the fruit.
A fair variety of trees - cottonwood, sycamore, ash, willow, walnut and cherry - grow in thickets in the canyons, and each mountain range is a forest area.Advertisement
Oaks, elms, hickory, honey-locusts, white ash, sycamore and willows, the rapid growing but miserable box-elder and cottonwood, are the most common trees.
Other varieties, most of which are widely distributed, are the ash, pecan, cottonwood, sycamore, elm, maple, hickory, elder, gum, locust and river birch.
But in most parts of the state there are mixed forests of white oak, red oak, ash, red gum, black gum, maple, hickory, chestnut, sycamore, magnolia, tulip tree, cherry, pecan, walnut, elm, beech, locust and persimmon.
Similarly, there are small woods dominated by birch with sycamore, hazel and ash and with planted elm and larch.
Of deciduous trees the sycamore, wych-elm, horse-chestnut, beech, lime, plane and poplar may be used, - the abele or white poplar, Populus alba, being one of the most rapidgrowing of all trees, and, like other poplars, well suited for nursing other choicer subjects; while of evergreens, the holm oak, holly, laurel (both common and Portugal), and such conifers as the Scotch, Weymouth and Austrian pines, with spruce and (South.) silver firs and yews, are suitable.
The Sycamore tree that had fallen on it had been removed by Josh, Bill, Alex and Mr. Reynolds using a chain saw and good old-fashioned elbow grease.
In 1845 began the marked influx of Germans, which lasted in large degree up to 1860; they first limited themselves to the district "Over the Rhine" (the Rhine being the Miami & Erie Canal), in the angle north-east of the junction of Canal and Sycamore streets, but gradually spread throughout the city, although this "Over the Rhine" is still most typically German.
In allusion to his unusual stature he was called "the Tall Sycamore of the Wabash."