Title: Oldest known Engelmann spruce
Author: Brown, Peter M.; Shepperd, Wayne D.; Brown, Christopher C.; Mata, Stephen A.; McClain, Douglas L.;
Source: Res. Note RM-RN-534. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Age structure in a stand of very old-age Engelmann spruce is described. The site is at 3,505 m near treeline in the Fraser Experimental Forest in central Colorado. The site contains the oldest Engelmann spruce trees yet reported in the literature; the oldest tree is at least 852 years of age.
Keywords: dendrochronology, old-age, old growth, Picea engelmannii, tree rings, Fraser Experimental Forest
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Brown, Peter M.; Shepperd, Wayne D.; Brown, Christopher C.; Mata, Stephen A.; McClain, Douglas L. 1995. Oldest known Engelmann spruce. Res. Note RM-RN-534. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
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