Group 2 B <ul><li>Cercis canadensis </li></ul><ul><li>Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis </li></ul><ul><li>Gymnocladus dio...
Fabaceae family flower                                                                                                    ...
Cercis canadensis  Eastern Redbud
 
 
 
ID  Cercis canadensis <ul><li>a small, deciduous tree  </li></ul><ul><li>20' to 30' tall  </li></ul><ul><li>25' to 35' wid...
Cercis canadensis  liabilities <ul><li>twig kill and dieback in zones 5 and 4  </li></ul><ul><li>wood can be brittle with ...
Gleditsia triacanthos  var.  inermis  Thornless Honeylocust
ID  Gleditsia triacanthos   <ul><li>pinnate and bipinnately  compound leaves   </li></ul><ul><li>upright-spreading, archin...
Gleditsia triacanthos <ul><li>a medium to large deciduous tree  </li></ul><ul><li>50' to 60' tall  </li></ul><ul><li>sprea...
 
 
 
Gleditsia triacanthos  liabilities <ul><li>large thorns can be dangerous  </li></ul><ul><li>pods can be messy  </li></ul><...
Gymnocladus dioicus  Kentucky Coffeetree
Gymnocladus dioicus <ul><li>a  large  deciduous tree  </li></ul><ul><li>grows up to 75' tall or even larger  </li></ul><ul...
 
Gymnocladus doicus  ID <ul><li>buds embedded in wood, barely visible through a small &quot;belly button&quot;-like opening...
 
Koelreuteria paniculata   Golden Raintree
 
 
 
ID  Koelreuteria paniculata <ul><li>sparsely branched  medium-sized  tree of rounded outline  </li></ul><ul><li>yellow flo...
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust ID <ul><li>pinnately compound  blue-green leaves  </li></ul><ul><li>narrow crown widest ...
 
 
 
 
                                                             
 
 
Robinia pseudoacacia  liabilities <ul><li>Messy  </li></ul><ul><li>spread by seed and root suckers  </li></ul><ul><li>locu...
‘Purple Robe’
Purple Robe high to moderate water
Sophora japonica   Japanese Pagoda Tree
Sophora japonica <ul><li>Big  40-60’ tree </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate, pinnately compound dark green  leaves </li></ul><ul...
 
 
Flowers in August
 
Sophora japonica  ID <ul><li>olive-green bark on stems and young branches with raised tan lenticels  </li></ul><ul><li>fle...
Liabilities <ul><li>twig kill in severe winters  </li></ul><ul><li>canker that is made worse by cold injury  </li></ul><ul...
Pendula – no flowers
‘Regent’ <ul><li>This superior form is probably the most common selection in commerce </li></ul><ul><li>It grows more quic...
ID from Photographs
ID by Leaf
 
 
 
 
ID by Flower
 
 
 
ID by Fruit
 
Small  Pod
Long  Pod
Chunky pod
 
ID by entire tree
 
 
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    1. 1. Group 2 B <ul><li>Cercis canadensis </li></ul><ul><li>Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis </li></ul><ul><li>Gymnocladus dioca (dioicus) </li></ul><ul><li>Koelreuteria paniculata </li></ul><ul><li>Robina pseudoacacia </li></ul><ul><li>Sophora japonica </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Redbud </li></ul><ul><li>Thornless Honeylocust </li></ul><ul><li>Kentucky Coffeetree </li></ul><ul><li>Goldenrain Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Black Locust </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese Pagoda Tree </li></ul>
    2. 2. Fabaceae family flower                                                                                                                 
    3. 3. Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud
    4. 7. ID Cercis canadensis <ul><li>a small, deciduous tree </li></ul><ul><li>20' to 30' tall </li></ul><ul><li>25' to 35' wide zigzag stem growth </li></ul><ul><li>heart-shaped leaves </li></ul><ul><li>numerous rosy-pink pea-like flowers </li></ul><ul><li>short main trunk </li></ul><ul><li>scaly dark brown bark with orange inner bark </li></ul><ul><li>broad rounded to flat-topped shape when mature </li></ul><ul><li>persistent legume pod fruits </li></ul><ul><li>flower buds stalked and in clusters </li></ul>
    5. 8. Cercis canadensis liabilities <ul><li>twig kill and dieback in zones 5 and 4 </li></ul><ul><li>wood can be brittle with trees splitting at crotches </li></ul><ul><li>persistent fruits can be objectionable </li></ul><ul><li>canker </li></ul><ul><li>tends to be short-lived, especially when exposed to chronic stresses </li></ul>
    6. 9. Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Thornless Honeylocust
    7. 10. ID Gleditsia triacanthos <ul><li>pinnate and bipinnately compound leaves </li></ul><ul><li>upright-spreading, arching or horizontal branching </li></ul><ul><li>large thorns on trunk and branches </li></ul><ul><li>large flat, twisted pods </li></ul>
    8. 11. Gleditsia triacanthos <ul><li>a medium to large deciduous tree </li></ul><ul><li>50' to 60' tall </li></ul><ul><li>spread is usually equal to height </li></ul><ul><li>branching is upright-spreading to arching or more or less horizontal </li></ul><ul><li>some trees become nearly flat-topped </li></ul><ul><li>rather loose and open </li></ul><ul><li>casts only light shade </li></ul><ul><li>develops a short main trunk </li></ul>
    9. 15. Gleditsia triacanthos liabilities <ul><li>large thorns can be dangerous </li></ul><ul><li>pods can be messy </li></ul><ul><li>bagworm </li></ul><ul><li>spider mites </li></ul><ul><li>mimosa webworm </li></ul><ul><li>pod gall midge </li></ul><ul><li>cankers </li></ul>
    10. 16. Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffeetree
    11. 17. Gymnocladus dioicus <ul><li>a large deciduous tree </li></ul><ul><li>grows up to 75' tall or even larger </li></ul><ul><li>develops a 40' to 50' spread </li></ul><ul><li>upright to irregular branching </li></ul><ul><li>coarse, but picturesque branching in winter </li></ul>
    12. 19. Gymnocladus doicus ID <ul><li>buds embedded in wood, barely visible through a small &quot;belly button&quot;-like opening </li></ul><ul><li>bud considerably above the leaf scar </li></ul><ul><li>female plants with large, chunky pods </li></ul><ul><li>large heart - shaped leaf scars </li></ul>
    13. 21. Koelreuteria paniculata Golden Raintree
    14. 25. ID Koelreuteria paniculata <ul><li>sparsely branched medium-sized tree of rounded outline </li></ul><ul><li>yellow flowers in mid-summer </li></ul><ul><li>inflated fruits </li></ul><ul><li>twigs brownish with conspicuous lenticels </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate, pinnately compound leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Distinct seed pods </li></ul>
    15. 26. Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust ID <ul><li>pinnately compound blue-green leaves </li></ul><ul><li>narrow crown widest near the top </li></ul><ul><li>white pendulous clusters of pea-like flowers; fragrant </li></ul><ul><li>rope-like, thick, gray bark </li></ul><ul><li>persistent flat brown pods </li></ul><ul><li>stems glabrous with thorns around the buds on vigorous shoot </li></ul>
    16. 31.                                                              
    17. 34. Robinia pseudoacacia liabilities <ul><li>Messy </li></ul><ul><li>spread by seed and root suckers </li></ul><ul><li>locust borer </li></ul><ul><li>leaf miner can totally disfigure plants by summer making them appear as through hit by a flame thrower </li></ul>
    18. 35. ‘Purple Robe’
    19. 36. Purple Robe high to moderate water
    20. 37. Sophora japonica Japanese Pagoda Tree
    21. 38. Sophora japonica <ul><li>Big 40-60’ tree </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate, pinnately compound dark green leaves </li></ul><ul><li>No Fall color </li></ul><ul><li>White, pea-like flower in Summer </li></ul><ul><li>3-8” string like pod </li></ul>
    22. 41. Flowers in August
    23. 43. Sophora japonica ID <ul><li>olive-green bark on stems and young branches with raised tan lenticels </li></ul><ul><li>fleshy, greenish pod as a fruit with constrictions between seeds </li></ul><ul><li>upright wide spreading habit </li></ul><ul><li>pea-like flowers </li></ul><ul><li>terminal fruit persists </li></ul>
    24. 44. Liabilities <ul><li>twig kill in severe winters </li></ul><ul><li>canker that is made worse by cold injury </li></ul><ul><li>can be messy due to dropped petals, fruit, and leaves </li></ul>
    25. 45. Pendula – no flowers
    26. 46. ‘Regent’ <ul><li>This superior form is probably the most common selection in commerce </li></ul><ul><li>It grows more quickly to form a broad-rounded crown to 50' tall </li></ul><ul><li>It reportedly begins to flower earlier than seedlings, plus the foliage is glossy and handsome. </li></ul><ul><li>It has performed well in urban, polluted areas. </li></ul>
    27. 47. ID from Photographs
    28. 48. ID by Leaf
    29. 53. ID by Flower
    30. 57. ID by Fruit
    31. 59. Small Pod
    32. 60. Long Pod
    33. 61. Chunky pod
    34. 63. ID by entire tree

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