Bulbous Protrusions

Squire reporters discover town’s largest burl

January 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Talk about your bulbous protrusions! by CLIFF AND NANCY Photo by CLIFF HILL On an undisclosed piece of private property within the City of Rockford stands a tree, which is encapsulated by the largest “burl”, we have ever seen. What’s a burl you ask? Wikipedia tells us that a burl is a tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner. It is commonly [...]