Tree Bark Types
Location: Outside U.S.
Date: Summer 2009
Are there specific types of bark found on a trees?
Yes, the following should be helpful:
Anthony R. Brach, PhD
There are no trees that are significantly accurate weather indicators.
Silver maples sometimes react to the low pressure and winds of an
approaching storm by turning leaves up to show their lighter sides,
but I have never heard of any tree reacting the way you describe, even
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