Frost ring

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Term: Frost ring
Definition: A false annual growth ring in the trunk of a tree, due to out-of-season defoliation by frost and subsequent regrowth of foliage. A frost ring is identified by a thin light ring within the annual growth ring.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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