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Trees - General

Kinds of Trees

Basswood Family

Basswood (American linden) - Tilia americana

Beech Family

Northern Pin Oak "Black Oak" "Jack Oak" (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

Red Oak - Quercus rubra

White Oak - Quercus alba

Birch Family

Speckled Alder "Tag Alder" "Gray Alder" (Alnus rugosa)

Paper Birch "Canoe Birch" "White Birch" (Betula paprifera)

Ironwood - Ostrya virginiana

Yellow Birch "Gray Birch" "Silver Birch" (Betula alleghaniensis)

Buckeye (Horsechestnut) Family

Ohio Buckeye "Fetid Buckeye" "American Horse-chestnut" (Aesculus glabra)

Buckthorn Family

Glossy Buckthorn "Alder Buckthorn" (Rhamnus frangula)

Cashew Family

Staghorn Sumac "Velvet Sumac" (Rhus typhina)

Cypress Family

Common Juniper "Dwarf Juniper" (Juniperus communis)

Arborvitae "Chinese Arborvitae" (Thuja orientalis)

Northern White-cedar "Eastern White-cedar" "Eastern Arborvitae" (Thuja occidentalis)

Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

Dogwood Family

Alternate-leaved dogwood - Cornus alternifolia

Gray Dogwood - Cornus racemosa

Silky Dogwood - Cornus obliqua

Elm Family

American Elm "White Elm" "Soft Elm" (Ulmus americana)

Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis

Rock Elm "Cork Elm" (Ulmus thomasii)

Slippery Elm - Ulmus rubra

Honeysuckle Family

Nannyberry "Blackhaw" "Sheepberry" (Viburnun lentago)

Legume Family

Black Locust "Yellow Locust" "Locust" (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Honey Locust - Gleditsia triacanthos

Kentucky Coffee Tree - Gymnocladus dioicus

Maple Family

Boxelder - Acer negundo

Red Maple "Scarlet Maple" "Swamp Maple" (Acer rubrum)

Silver Maple "Soft Maple" "White Maple" (Acer saccharinum)

Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum

Sycamore

Mulberry Family

Red Mulberry - Morus rubra

White Mulberry "Silkworm Mulberry" "Russian Mulberry" (Morus alba)

Olive or Ash Family

Green Ash "Swamp Ash" "Water Ash" (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

White Ash - Fraxinus americana

Pine Family

Fir, Balsam "Canada Balsam" "Eastern Fir" (Abies balsamea)

Hemlock, Eastern "Canada Hemlock" "Hemlock Spruce" (Tsuga canadensis)

Pine, Red "Norway Pine" (Pinus resinosa)

Pine, Eastern White "White Pine" "Northern White Pine" (Pinus strobus)

Pine, Jack

Spruce, Norway ( Picea abies)

Spruce, Black Hill (Picea glauca densata)

Spruce, Blue "Colorado Spruce" Picea pungens)

Tamarack "Hackmatack" "Eastern Larch" (Larix laricina)

Rose Family

American Mountain-ash "American Rowan-tree" "Roundwood" (Sorbus americana)

Apples "Common Apple" "Wild Apple (Malus sylvestris)

Cherry, Black - Prunes serotina

Cherry, Choke - Rose Family

Cherry, North Star

Cherry, Pin "Fire Cherry" "Bird Cherry" (Prunus pensylvanica)

Downy Serviceberry "Shadbush" "Juneberry" "Shadblow" (Amelanchier arborea)

Hawthorn (Crataegus)

Pears

Plum, American "Red Plum" "Wild Plum" (Prunus americana)

Plum, Stanley (Prunus)

Walnut Family

Bitternut Hickory "Bitternut" "Pignut" (Carya cordiformis)

Black Walnut - Juglans nigra

Butternut - Juglans cinerea

Shagbark Hickory - Carya ovata

Willow Family

Quaking Aspen "Trembling Aspen" "Golden Aspen" (Populus tremuloides)

Weeping Willow "Niobe Yellow" (Salix alba 'Tristis')


Resources compiled by Dr. Loretta Kuse