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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 4 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 4
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Sherwood Valley Tan Oak Measurements  - Tree No. 21.  Height = 80 feet. Bark weight = 865 lbs. Diam. stump = 1 ft. 5 1/2 in. at 3 ft. Trunk peeled = 60 feet. Bark 1st rim = 2 in. thick. Most of it = 7/8  " [in.] " [thick]. Last rim = 1/2 " [in.] " [thick]  Diam trunk last rim = 9 in. ---------- - Quercus densiflora, trunk of sapling, diam. 1 1/4 inches, injured by fire when very young, a hollow center of 1/2 inch but afterwards completely closed over! No sign outside! See box material. ---------- - Pseudotsuga taxifolia. Aug. '07  Overshaded slow-growing sapling in the Redwood forest, section taken at base, see box material, nearly 50 years old! Diameter 1 1/2 inches. ::::::::: August 1, 1907. Tan Oak.  - Tree No. 22. Height = 100 feet. Age = 185 years. Bark peeled = 81 feet. Diam. trunk last rim = 1 ft 6 in  Diam. butt = 3 ft. 10 in. at 2 ft. Bark 1 3/4 in thick on butt. " [Bark] 1 1/2 in. at 44 ft. Bark upper cut = 1 in.  Waste under side of log = 30 lbs. Scattered = 20 lbs  Two men 1/2 day and one man 1 1/2 hrs to peel. They spent a lot of time preparing a place for it to fall, & moving bark. Then they covered up a lot of bark because it did not go down just where they planned.  Weights bark      132 160 137 160 117 81 150 119 95 110 142 129 100 108 60 37 105 154 118 / 2214 100 133 110 94 99 118 105 75 114 128 101 71 143 106 70 / 1567 Total weight = 3781 lbs.
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