corkwood


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corkwood

Herbal medicine
An Australian tree which is an important commercial source of scopolamine and atropine.
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In the West Indies, balsa is known as West Indian corkwood.
One of those assumptions has to do with density; as mentioned above, trees growing on steep, rocky, thin soil grow more slowly, causing the growth rings to be narrower and the corkwood more dense.
Some fraction of your life, however small, owes its existence to the oxygen produced by each champion tree in the 2006 National Register of Big Trees, from the 1,321-point giant sequoia in the Sierra Nevadas of California to the 25-point corkwood of Waccasassa Bay.