The peeling of the Birch
For the past couple of days on my walks around the neighborhood I’ve noticed pieces of Birch bark on the ground. Betula papyrifa. Paper Birch. All those plant species I learned while studying landscape architecture (go Ducks!), I’ve not forgotten. I’m continually amazed at how many I can still remember. I think we learned 600 different plants … shrubs, trees, ground covers …. that would work in the Pacific Northwest. Personally I don’t like the scraggly form of a birch tree but the bark is another story.
So here are some fun genus/species names that are fun to say: Populus tremuloides; Pseudotsuga taxifolia; Mahonia aquifolium; Rhus typhina;
I could go on and on …
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