Plants

Abies balsamea, Balsam Fir

Abies balsamea, Balsam Fir

Highly adaptable tree that can live in cool densely forested wetlands/bottomlands to much drier upland white pine forests. Certain trees take on a...

Acer spicatum, Mountain Maple

Acer spicatum, Mountain Maple

Mountain maple, as implied by it’s namesake, is quite common in mountainous areas, like the White Mountains of New Hampshire. But, it can also be...

Betula papyrifera-Paper birch

Betula papyrifera-Paper birch

This is the quintessential white birch of northern New England. Not a terribly long lived species, especially when compared to maples and birches,...

Betula populifolia-Gray birch

Betula populifolia-Gray birch

This is one of the first woody plants (besides invasive honeysuckles, barberry, multiflora rose, and bittersweet) to appear in abandoned fields and...