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Forestry

cubic foot weighs 28 lbs. south to Gulf. Man. to Nova Scotia and Quaking Asp, Quiver Leaf, Aspen Poplar or Popple (Populus tremuloides) A small forest tree, but occasionally 100 feet high. Readily known by its smooth bark, of a light green or whitish color. The wood is pale, soft, close-grained, weak, per- ishable, and light. A cubic foot weighs 25 lbs. Good only for paper pulp, but bums well, when sea- soned. When green it is so heavy and soggy that it lasts for days as a fire cheek or back-log. Leaves i| to 2 inches long. Can. and No. Sta,te§,