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10_92
Briceland

- Peelers take the cream of the bark and that is all. Often too, they slash right and left. A small tree lodged partly in coming down and they cut six young Tan Oak poles to let the tree down. These poles were about 25 yrs. old and 20 ft. h.
- Stump sprouts of Laurel lurid & brown, here in the shady grove of camp at creek.
- Tree Tan Oak 9 in. diam. -- fire-burned at base, rot entered, hollowed slightly at 3 1/2 ft. above base, discolored at heart at 10 ft, slight discoloration at 15 ft, perceptible also at 19 ft. This is typical of most trees At 10 ft discoloration surrounded by small brown spots. A few brown spots at point above
10_93
June 19, 1903.

- There are to the people, to the folk, three kinds of oaks in California: 1.- White Oaks (in which they include the Valley Oak, Garry Oak and Blue Oak, each one of these being called White Oak in its district, and none of these overlap or scarcely altho the Blue Oaks usually cover the Valley Oaks altitudinally). 2:- Live Oaks (in which are included those discussed on the previous leaf) 3:- Black Oaks, including the Kellogg Oak This is more typically an Oak on account of its leaves than the Encina class and has a blacker bark. The Encinas are the sort that Easterners want to call "apple-trees"; while the Valley Oak is their "Elm"
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