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Charred Wood

Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood and Tire Wear Charred Wood and Tire Wear Charred Wood and Tire Wear Charred Softwood from a House Fire Charred Softwood Charred Softwood Charred Softwood Charred Softwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Hardwood Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Aspen Matchstick Charred Cedar Bark Charred Cedar Bark Charred Cedar Bark Charred Cedar Bark

Cottonwood

Cottonwood Leaf Char Cottonwood Leaf Char Cottonwood Leaf Char

Charred Douglas Fir

Ashed Douglas Fir Needles

Ashed Douglas Fir Needles Ashed Douglas Fir Needles Ashed Douglas Fir Needles Ashed Douglas Fir Needles Ashed Douglas Fir Needles

Ashed Douglas Fir Bark

Ashed Douglas Fir Bark Ashed Douglas Fir Bark Ashed Douglas Fir Bark Ashed Douglas Fir Bark Ashed Douglas Fir Bark

Charred Douglas Fir Cross-field Pitting

Charred Douglas Fir Charred Douglas Fir Charred Douglas Fir

Manzanita spp.

Manzanita Leaf Char Manzanita Leaf Char Manzanita Leaf Char Manzanita Leaf Char Manzanita Leaf Char Manzanita Leaf Char Charred Oak Charred Oak Charred Oak Charred Oak Charred Oak

Pinyon Pine

Pinyon Pine Needle Char Pinyon Pine Needle Char Pinyon Pine Needle Char Pinyon Pine Needle Char Pinyon Pine Needle Char

Charred Spruce

Spruce Needle Ash

Spruce Needle Ash Spruce Needle Ash Spruce Needle Ash Spruce Needle Ash

Spruce Bark Ash

Spruce Bark Ash Spruce Bark Ash Spruce Bark Ash Spruce Bark Ash

Spruce Twig Ash

Spruce Twig Ash Spruce Twig Ash Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood Charred Wood

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The image below are from specimens charred in the laboratory.

Charred Fir

Charred Fir Cone Charred Fir Cone