Peeling Bark on Tree

Dave Haas dhaas at
Sun Nov 7 08:57:24 EST 1999

In article <3825810E.ECF8A2AB at>, tombates at says...
> Why do trees have peeling bark? Is it to keep insects from getting
> underneath. Is it because the tree is so fast growing. We have the
> sycamore tree in mind.
 It could be that it's just another trait waiting for an environment to 
select for or against it.  

D. Haas

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