Bury Wildlife

Trees 2.

Abies procera - Noble Fir  Christmas Tree Favourate native to the West USA. Scattered in Bury.

Pinus wallichiana -Bhutan Pine Native to the Himalaya. This is a specimin Tree in Didsbury. Rare in GM.

Scots pine Pinus sylvestris Native to Scotland common in Bury

abies grandis grand fir Native to West USA. This is another specimen tree in Reddish Rare in GM

Pinus nigra (Black Pine) These range accross the med with many subspecies. These are from Reddish none found in Bury yet.

P. nigra subsp. salzmannii var. corsicana  (Corsican Pine): This is one of the sub  species from these islands. Rare in Bury if at all. These in Wythenshawe Park.

Pinaceae (Pines)

Cupressaceae (Cyprus)

Chamaecyparis pisifera (Sawara Cyprus. Native of Japan  often turns up in parks laid out in victoian times. This is from Cifton. Not found in Bury.

Calocedrus decurrens (California incense cedar;) Native of Western USA another park specimen tree

but not found in Bury. This one in  Didsbury others are about,.

Cedrus libani Cedar of Lebanon. Native of the Eastern medm Another Victorian  specimen tree rare  in GM

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group Blue Atlas cedar Native to the Atlas mountains in Africa, This like most is in Didsbury

Sequoiadendron giganteum (giant sequoi gaint redwood, wellingtonia Most famous Redwood native of west USA. Very Rare in GM not in Bury. These in Saddleworth.

metasequoia glyptostroboides dawm redwood. Fairly common  around GM  as shown in Parks and riverbanks in Bolton. Native to USA. Ome in a private garden in north Bury. A living fossil only refound in 1942 in a remote part of China previously onl;y known from fossils.

Taxodium distichum (Swamp Cypress) Native of SE USA. Not uncommon in GM. This on wasteland manchester. Not in Bury as yet.

Taxaceae (yew).

Taxus baccata English Yew Native and can live for 600 or 2000 years. Poisonious used by celts and for archery these occur accros GM and in Bury.

Irish yew Taxus baccata 'fastigiata' A subspecies of Eng;ish Yew that often occurs in collections. The difference is that the needles in the Irish Yew grow in 360 degrees from the stem in English Yew they are in one plane. Fairly comon if isolated in GM found in Clifton Harwood and Didsbury not yet in Bury.

Exotic/Palm Trees.

Araucaria araucana monkey puzzle tree also called Chilean Pine can cope wel with Wet and Altitude and grows in the Faroes. These can live for over a thousand years and its nuts that klead to its name are used commercially. Endagered in the wild these are not uncommon in Bury with examles at least as good as the one here on Answorth Rd.

Trachycarpus fortunei (Chusan palm) Native to South China can cpe with Alltitude so it fares well in UK gardens parks and collections. This one is near Radcliffe Metro and these are not uncomon in Bury.