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Fall Color Finder
Visual Reference Guide To Fall Colors

The southern Appalachians boast over 130 tree species-more than all of northern Europe. That variety is represented throughout the mountain region and results in a variety of color variations, as well as a variety of timing for the change of color. Also, the combination of evergreens like Spruce, Hemlock and the Rhododendrons provide excellent contrast to the changing Hickories, Dogwoods, Oaks and many others.

Some Common Trees
Follow these links to pictures and more information, excerpted from the books of Drs. C. Ritchie Bell and Ann H. Lindsey;

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Fall Color Finder
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C. Ritchie Bell, Anne H. Lindsey (Contributor) / Paperback / Published 1991
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Types of forests in the southern Appalachians

Elevation, moisture and exposure to the elements play a role in determining the type of forests and the trees present within each particular type. In the southern Appalachians, there are 5 main forest types...

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