Science / Biology / Hardwoods: Term applied to dicot trees, as opposed to softwoods, a term applied to gymnosperms.

White Spruce

Life Style / Christmas Trees / White Spruce: White spruce is a medium-sized conifer found in northeastern United States and throughout Canada. It is the state tree of South Dakota. White spruce has a cone-shaped crown, and when grown in the open MORE

Eastern White Pine

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Eastern White Pine: Beginning with the British colonists, eastern white pine (or white pine) has proven to be one of the most important and most desirable species of North America. It is a truly magnificent tree attainin MORE


Life Style / Christmas Trees / Angiosperm: Means 'enclosed seeds' and identifies trees usually known as hardwoods. MORE

Asian Long-Horned Beetle

Business / Agriculture / Asian Long-Horned Beetle: A serious pest of hardwood trees in its native China that by 1998 had been found in 14 states in the United States, where it has no known natural enemies. APHIS is now working to detect and destroy th MORE