Native Trees

What if you were a tree, rooted to one spot? Surely you would prefer a suitable place to live: dry or wet to suit your taste, hot or cold, in soil acidic or alkaline. Native trees like those here, west … Continue reading

Georgia Trees

The northwest corner of the campus is Georgia in miniature. More than 30 tree species grow here, including such Georgia natives as sassafras (Sassafras albidum), persimmon (Diospyros virginiana), overcup oak (Quercus lyrata), water oak (Quercus nigra), American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana), … Continue reading