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The inventory also includes such underused but lovely native trees as the scarlet and overcup oaks, the Kentucky coffee tree and the American hornbeam and hophornbeam.
Bialowieza’s towering oaks, hornbeams and spruces, plus the European bison and other endangered species that roam beneath their canopies, offer a unique glimpse of the continent’s ecological past.
But the park’s grandest work is Giuliano Mauri’s ‘‘Tree Cathedral’’ (2001), a towering (40 feet tall and growing) temple to nature, made with reinforced timber columns and a vaulted canopy of sloping hornbeam branches.
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