In this post we will look at the Norway Spruce, Ponderosa Pine, Lodgepole Pine/Shorepine, Paper Birch, Cottonwood, and Douglas Maple. Our previous post in this series covered the Douglas Fir, Western Hemlock, Western Red Cedar, Sitka Spruce, Bigleaf Maple, Red Alder. You can see them all in one spot in our Tree Library page.
A tree is a vascular plant of a woody substance that exhibits both primary and secondary growth. The basic sections of a tree are the root system, the trunk, the branches and the foliage. The function and description of each part are detailed below.