Archive for October, 2015

Chionanthus virginicus

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 18th, 2015

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Chionanthus virginicus at Iowa State University.

Pinus densiflora ‘Umbraculifera’

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 14th, 2015

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Pinus densiflora ‘Umbraculifera’ at Iowa Arboretum.

Acer x freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 13th, 2015

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Acer x freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ in the autumn at Iowa Arboretum.

Staphylea trifolia

Posted under Shrubs by Bigfoot on October 12th, 2015

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A nice patch of Staphylea trifolia at Benton Arboretum.

Populus tomentosa x alba

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 11th, 2015

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Populus tomentosa x alba at Brenton Arboretum.  Listed as a hybrid of Chinese White Poplar (Populus x tomentosa) and White Poplar Populus alba.  Populus x tomentosa is said to be a cross between Populus alba × Populus adenopoda.

Hamamelis virginiana

Posted under Seeds, Trees by Bigfoot on October 10th, 2015

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Here is some seed gathered from Hamamelis virginiana.  I found that the seed ponds pop as they dry and were some in every corner of this room.

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You can see the little black dots on the carpet where they have been scattered.

Hamamelis virginiana

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 9th, 2015

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15 year old Hamamelis virginiana (Common Witchhazel)  Blooming at Brenton Arboretum.

 

Populus koreana

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 8th, 2015

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A couple of Populus koreana (Korean Poplar) at Brenton Arboretum.

Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Moraine’

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 7th, 2015

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Some young Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Moraine’ trees at Brenton Arboretum.  A total of 10 of them were in the area.  Planted in 2004, so are 11 years old now.

Cladrastis kentukea

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 5th, 2015

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Yellowoods with with lots of seed pods at Iowa State University.