Tree Study With Pictures

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Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress - opposite needles, reproduces in fall, self pollinate, knees grow in water

Ginkgo biloba

ornamental, pollution resistant, fan shaped leaf, oderous fruit

Pinus taeda

Loblolly Pine - gets big, has a 3 leaf facicles that are longer than a Virginia Pine but shorter than a Long Leaf Pine

Pinus virginiana

Virginia Pine - shorter needles than Long leaf pine and loblolly pine, has a 2 needle fascicle

Tsuga canadensis

Eastern hemlock - needles, two white lines on underside of leaf, alternate needles

Cornus florida

Flowering dogwood - white flower, red berries, ornamental, margin is smooth, veins look like a menora

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple - five points on leaf, rounded lobing

Acer rubrum

Red Maple - shade tolerant, petiole holds the leaf to the branch, has three points

Fraxinus americana

White Ash - fractured bark, compound leaf

Carya spp.

Hickory - fruit, compound leaf, the whole big thing is one leaf

Robinia pseudoacacia

Black locust - compound leaf, leaflets are alternates, oval leaflets

Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gum - like a little kid's star, five points, pointy

Platanus occidentalis

American Sycamore - mistaken for maple often, non-deep lobing, toothed along margin, has a fruit

Liriodendron tulipifera

Tulip Poplar - tulip shaped leaf or an old fasioned telephone

Magnolia grandiflora

Southern Magnolia - leaves tough, not cerrated, has a fruit like a pine cone but has red seeds

Ulmus alata

Winged Elm - bark wings (flattens) out, small and cerrated and oval leaf

Betula nigra

River Burch - likes to grow near water, arrowhead shaped leaf, cerrated leaf

Quercus alba

White Oak - get old, big acorns, rounded leafs, the leaves start thin get wide then go thin again

Quercus palustris

Pin Oak - rounded ends, shade tolerant

Pinus palustris

Long Leaf Pine - three needles in a fascicle, longer than a hand

Fagus grandifolia

American Beech - smooth trunk, buds are sharp and pointy, leaves are cerrated and have parallel veination, dicot

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Red Bud - ornamental, has a flower, heart or lilypad shaped leaves

Salix nigra

black willow - likes wet areas, lancelet leaf, tiny cerrated edges

Quercus nigra

Water Oak - tolerant of water, has acorns, in red oak group

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