Scientific name
Fagus grandifolia
Leaves narrowly ovate with 12-16 widely spaced teeth. Long slender twigs ending in tapering copper-colored leaf bud. The bark is smooth & light gray.

Scientific name
Ulmus americana
The American elm is a tree which can grow up to 100 feet tall. It is found over much of the eastern United States, as far north as Maine and as far south as Texas. Its range extends west into Montana and Wyoming. The flowers of the American elm emerge before the leaves, so keep a close eye on them in the spring. The flowers are small and purplish-brown in color.

Scientific name
Tilia americana
Also Known As
Basswood, Lime tree
American lindens are deciduous trees with unevenly heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow flowers. They are also known as Basswoods. This species has large, nearly hairless leaves and flower stalks.

Scientific name
Sorbus americana
Also Known As
American ash, Mountain Ash, Rowan tree
A small, shrubby tree, growing 10 - 40 ft. White flowers in clusters. Striking orange-red berries in September.

Scientific name
Hamamelis virginiana
American witchhazel is a deciduous shrub with light brown bark. The leaves are dark green and shiny above and pale green on the underside. Young leaves can be covered in rusty colored hairs.

Scientific name
Purshia tridentata
Antelope bitterbrush is a perennial, deciduous shrub or small tree with rigid branches and wedge-shaped leaves. The leaves are also deeply 3-lobed at the tip.

Scientific name
Fallugia paradoxa
This desert woodland shrub has white four-petaled flowers, with white, feathery-looking styles that are especially showy after the petals fall away.

Scientific name
Malus pumila
Also Known As
Common apple, Paradise apple
The common apple is distinguished by its tough rounded leaves which are hairy below. The leaves appear rolled as they emerge from the buds.

Scientific name
Taxodium distichum
Also Known As
Gulf cypress, Pond cypress, Red cypress, Swamp cypress, White cypress
Bald cypress trees are deciduous conifers with flat, alternately arranged deciduous needles. The flowers are tassel-like structures at the end of branchlets.