Nifty Tidbits

Nifty Tidbits: by Chuck Rigby

Originally printed in the Aug. 14, 2002 edition of the Illinois Valley News

Plants have many methods for surviving fire. When a fire burns through there are many chances for plants to be able to regrow in the same area. Redwood trees have a fire resistant bark which prevents the vital fluid conducting tubes from being destroyed. If the fire is not too intense then the root systems which go deep, such as . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Illinois Valley News digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.