Cecil county . FIG. 1—BLACK CHERRY, RED CEDAR, AND SASSAFRAS.. FlG. 2.—SCRUB PINE ON LAND ONCE CULTIVATED. ROADSIDE TREES. MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 311 Only the growth of the vigorous Chestnut and Tulip-tree, persist-ent under the harshest treatment, makes it possible to obtain desirablematerial. These species sprout readily from the stump and growrapidly (Plate XXVIII), and have therefore, in a measure been ableto hold their own. The fact that the Tulip-tree bears seed at anearly age has also been an important factor in its survival. WhiteOak has practically disappeared from the greater par

Cecil county . FIG. 1—BLACK CHERRY, RED CEDAR, AND SASSAFRAS.. FlG. 2.—SCRUB PINE ON LAND ONCE CULTIVATED. ROADSIDE TREES. MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 311 Only the growth of the vigorous Chestnut and Tulip-tree, persist-ent under the harshest treatment, makes it possible to obtain desirablematerial. These species sprout readily from the stump and growrapidly (Plate XXVIII), and have therefore, in a measure been ableto hold their own. The fact that the Tulip-tree bears seed at anearly age has also been an important factor in its survival. WhiteOak has practically disappeared from the greater par Stock Photo
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Cecil county . FIG. 1—BLACK CHERRY, RED CEDAR, AND SASSAFRAS.. FlG. 2.—SCRUB PINE ON LAND ONCE CULTIVATED. ROADSIDE TREES. MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 311 Only the growth of the vigorous Chestnut and Tulip-tree, persist-ent under the harshest treatment, makes it possible to obtain desirablematerial. These species sprout readily from the stump and growrapidly (Plate XXVIII), and have therefore, in a measure been ableto hold their own. The fact that the Tulip-tree bears seed at anearly age has also been an important factor in its survival. WhiteOak has practically disappeared from the greater part of the county.being replaced by the faster growing Red and Black Oaks. Thegums, Red Maple, and Scrub Pine are creeping in, in ever-increasingproportions, and with them many other undesirable species. PRODUCING CAPACITY. Before suggesting a treatment for the improvement of Cecil countyforests, the present capacity of the different sections for timber pro-duction should be discussed. The slow growth and small size of the trees of the Barrens (PlateXXVI) li

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