Ames Forester

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What is a Tree?


Being a forester, I often get asked the question, "what kind of tree is that?" I usually don't have any trouble answering this question. But the other day I was asked to define what a tree is. When I began to answer, I suddenly realized that defining a tree isn't that simple. Before answering right away, I decided to think over the question. The following describes how I arrived at my definition of a tree.



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