big tree

yanggers(USDA 7a (MD))May 9, 2012

I cut some limbs off a tree in backyard. What is it and is it good firewood?

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yanggers(USDA 7a (MD))

Also here are some mystery plants

The plant in the back is lily, but what's in front?

Flower by a pond

ferns in a forest

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 4:48PM
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Fern: there are several possibilities but it seems Matteuccia struthiopteris to me.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 8:06PM
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yanggers(USDA 7a (MD))

That fern sounds right. Thanks!
I think the tree is some kind of elm. That's close enough for me.

I'm re-posting the photos of the two remaining mystery plants in a new thread with more relevant thread title.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 12:09AM
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