Bark: mature tree reddish-brown and furrowed; when scratched, smells like root beer
Height: 10 to 50 ft.
Trunk Diameter: 2 to 12 in.
Longevity: 30 to 40 yrs.
Range: eastern U.S.
This key was developed by "bt" in June 1982. It was put into HTML format by Stephen Ostermiller in July 1997. Copies of the entire guide in zip format that may be taken to camp on a laptop are available to those who write.