Woody Plants 5 <ul><li>Catalpa speciousa </li></ul><ul><li>Chitalpa tashkentensis </li></ul><ul><li>Calocedrus decurrens <...
Catalpa speciosa <ul><li>ID Features </li></ul><ul><li>no terminal buds  </li></ul><ul><li>terminal flower clusters  </li>...
Catalpa speciosa
 
 
 
 
Chitalpa tashkentensis ‘Pink Dawn’ <ul><li>Height 25-30’ Spread 25-30’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mod-High water needs </li></ul><u...
 
 
 
 
 
Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar <ul><li>Height 30-50’ Spread 08-10’ </li></ul><ul><li>Medium water needs </li></ul><ul>...
 
 
 
 
 
Ginkgo biloba
Gingko biloba Fall Park in Paris
 
Flowers & Fruit
Gingko Biloba <ul><li>ID Features  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>leaves triangular and may be 2 lobed  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
 
Lirondendron tulipifera Tulip Tree <ul><li>Leaf: Alternate, simple, palmatedly veined, 4 lobes, entire margin, 4-8” long <...
Lirondendron tulipifera <ul><li>lightly striped gray bark  </li></ul><ul><li>massive size of tree  </li></ul><ul><li>glabr...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fraxinus americana <ul><li>Wood used for ‘Louisville Slugger Bats’ </li></ul><ul><li>Features odd-pinnate compound leaves ...
Fraxinus americana
 
 
 
Fraxinus americana <ul><li>ID Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>opposite leaves  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pinnately compoun...
Fraxinus americana <ul><ul><li>uniform, diamond-shaped ridge and furrow pattern on bark  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>leaf s...
Fraxinus anomala Arches, Utah
Gateway, CO Champions Fraxinus anomala 35’ tall
<ul><li>Small tree to large shrub, 10-20' high to 8-10' wide. Glossy green leaves with yellow fall color. In the wild tend...
 
Fraxinus anomala <ul><li>Single Leaf Ash is, as its species name indicates, an anomaly. It is the only Ash with single, no...
Fraxinus anomala <ul><li>Its flowers are tiny, petal-less, and short-lived; clusters of conspicuous inch long seeds follow...
 
                                                                                                                          ...
<ul><li>Clusters of green then yellow then buff winged seed pods (samaras) follow the profusion of yellow flowers </li></ul>
 
 
Yellow Fall Color
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
 
 
Fraxinus pennsylvanica <ul><li>ID Features opposite leaves  pinnately compound leaves  female plants with paddle-shaped sa...
 
Compare Green to White Ash <ul><li>Green ash </li></ul><ul><li>flowers appear after the foliage emerges </li></ul><ul><li>...
Compare White  Green
Compare White  Green http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/herbarium/trees/Fraxinus_comparison01.htm
Syringa reticulata
 
 
 
ID  Syringa reticulata <ul><li>always white flowers in large panicles  </li></ul><ul><li>very large panicles of fruit caps...
Syringa reticulata
Taxodium distichium Bald Cypress  <ul><li>Tolerates dry to very wet sites.  </li></ul><ul><li>Fine textured, medium green ...
Taxodium distichium Bald Cypress <ul><li>spiral leaf arrangement on most stems  </li></ul><ul><li>compare to  Metasequoia ...
Taxodium distichium <ul><li>Leaf: linear and small </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers: Males in drooping long panicles; females are...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Knees are present on the roots of trees growing in wet muck and shallow water (Adkins Mill Pond, Maryland). Their function...
Celtis occidentalis
Celtis occidentalis
Celtis occidentalis
 
 
 
 
ID  Celtis occidentalis <ul><li>alternate leaf arrangement  </li></ul><ul><li>oblique leaf base  </li></ul><ul><li>rough l...
Ulmus americana American Elm <ul><li>deeply ridged bark with criss cross pattern  </li></ul><ul><li>no terminal buds  </li...
Ulmus americana <ul><li>Leaf: Alternate 3-6 in long, 1 – 3 inches wide, margin sharply double serrate, base oblique </li><...
 
 
 
 
Ulmus pumila
 
 
 
 
 
Zelkova serata
Zelkova serata Japanese zelkova <ul><li>Leaf: Alternate, simple, ovate serrated, dark green, pinnately veined 1 ½ to 2 ½” ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ID from Photos Entire Tree
 
 
 
Park in Paris
 
Syringa reticulata
 
Ulmus pumila
 
Leaf
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Flower
 
 
 
 
Fruit
 
 
 
 
 
 
Celtis occidentalis
 
Bark
 
 
 
 
Fall Color
 
 
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    1. 1. Woody Plants 5 <ul><li>Catalpa speciousa </li></ul><ul><li>Chitalpa tashkentensis </li></ul><ul><li>Calocedrus decurrens </li></ul><ul><li>Ginkgo biloba </li></ul><ul><li>Liriodendron tulipifera </li></ul><ul><li>Fraxinus americana </li></ul><ul><li>Fraxinus anomala </li></ul><ul><li>Fraxinus pennsylvanica </li></ul><ul><li>Syringa reticulata </li></ul><ul><li>Taxodium distichum </li></ul><ul><li>Celtis occidentalis </li></ul><ul><li>Ulmus american </li></ul><ul><li>Ulmus pumila </li></ul><ul><li>Zelkova serrata </li></ul>
    2. 2. Catalpa speciosa <ul><li>ID Features </li></ul><ul><li>no terminal buds </li></ul><ul><li>terminal flower clusters </li></ul><ul><li>flowers have distinctly spotted throats </li></ul><ul><li>long, bean-like capsule up to 20&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>large, circular leaf scars </li></ul><ul><li>pubescent stems </li></ul><ul><li>opposite leaf arrangement, with whorled tips </li></ul>
    3. 3. Catalpa speciosa
    4. 8. Chitalpa tashkentensis ‘Pink Dawn’ <ul><li>Height 25-30’ Spread 25-30’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mod-High water needs </li></ul><ul><li>Informal, rapidly growing, spreading or slightly upright to equal spread </li></ul><ul><li>Trunk smooth light gray, darker with age </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow pointed, 4-7” leaves, prominent vein underneath </li></ul><ul><li>Catalpa-like flower, terminal clusters 1” white to pink, long bloom season </li></ul><ul><li>No pods, sterile hybrid </li></ul><ul><li>Cross between a Catalpa and a Chilopsis </li></ul>
    5. 14. Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar <ul><li>Height 30-50’ Spread 08-10’ </li></ul><ul><li>Medium water needs </li></ul><ul><li>Sun/part shade </li></ul><ul><li>Specimen tree </li></ul><ul><li>Salt tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Light green foliage </li></ul><ul><li>Conical shape </li></ul><ul><li>Scale leaves in a flattened plane </li></ul><ul><li>Cones with three segments </li></ul><ul><li>Intricata – compact dwarf cultivar </li></ul>
    6. 20. Ginkgo biloba
    7. 21. Gingko biloba Fall Park in Paris
    8. 23. Flowers & Fruit
    9. 24. Gingko Biloba <ul><li>ID Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>leaves triangular and may be 2 lobed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>parallel veins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>spurs with brown imbricate buds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fruit </li></ul></ul>
    10. 26. Lirondendron tulipifera Tulip Tree <ul><li>Leaf: Alternate, simple, palmatedly veined, 4 lobes, entire margin, 4-8” long </li></ul><ul><li>tulip-shaped leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers: yellow-green tulip-like flowers , high in tree </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit: oblong group of samaras, each is winged 1 1/2in long and 4 angles </li></ul>
    11. 27. Lirondendron tulipifera <ul><li>lightly striped gray bark </li></ul><ul><li>massive size of tree </li></ul><ul><li>glabrous stems </li></ul><ul><li>buds greenish and &quot;mitten-shaped&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;telescoping&quot; stems due to encircling stipular line </li></ul>
    12. 38. Fraxinus americana <ul><li>Wood used for ‘Louisville Slugger Bats’ </li></ul><ul><li>Features odd-pinnate compound leaves with 7 leaflets (less frequently 5 or 9) </li></ul><ul><li>Oval to oblong-lanceolate leaflets (3-5” long) are dark green above and whitish green below </li></ul><ul><li>Foliage turns yellow with purple shading in fall </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable timber tree </li></ul>
    13. 39. Fraxinus americana
    14. 43. Fraxinus americana <ul><li>ID Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>opposite leaves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pinnately compound leaves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>female plants with paddle-shaped samaras </li></ul></ul>
    15. 44. Fraxinus americana <ul><ul><li>uniform, diamond-shaped ridge and furrow pattern on bark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>leaf scars with a notch in them at top </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>twigs gray and buds brown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>twigs stout </li></ul></ul>
    16. 45. Fraxinus anomala Arches, Utah
    17. 46. Gateway, CO Champions Fraxinus anomala 35’ tall
    18. 47. <ul><li>Small tree to large shrub, 10-20' high to 8-10' wide. Glossy green leaves with yellow fall color. In the wild tends to be multi-stemmed. </li></ul><ul><li>Needs well-drained soil </li></ul>
    19. 49. Fraxinus anomala <ul><li>Single Leaf Ash is, as its species name indicates, an anomaly. It is the only Ash with single, not compound, leaves; that is, its leaves are whole, having no divisions. It is typically 6-10 feet tall and is found near washes and in rocky areas. </li></ul>
    20. 50. Fraxinus anomala <ul><li>Its flowers are tiny, petal-less, and short-lived; clusters of conspicuous inch long seeds follow in the summer. Single Leaf Ash is deciduous and easily recognized in the winter by its dark bark, stubby twigs, and dense, vertical growth pattern </li></ul>
    21. 52.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    22. 53. <ul><li>Clusters of green then yellow then buff winged seed pods (samaras) follow the profusion of yellow flowers </li></ul>
    23. 56. Yellow Fall Color
    24. 57. Fraxinus pennsylvanica
    25. 60. Fraxinus pennsylvanica <ul><li>ID Features opposite leaves pinnately compound leaves female plants with paddle-shaped samaras dark reddish brown buds, pubescent leaf scars with a notch in them at top twigs gray and buds brown twigs stout </li></ul>
    26. 62. Compare Green to White Ash <ul><li>Green ash </li></ul><ul><li>flowers appear after the foliage emerges </li></ul><ul><li>leaflet undersides are green </li></ul><ul><li>leaflets are toothed from midleaf to tip and </li></ul><ul><li>leaflet stalks are winged. </li></ul><ul><li>Fall color yellow </li></ul><ul><li>White Ash </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers before or with foliage </li></ul><ul><li>Leaflet undersides are lighter </li></ul><ul><li>Leaflets not toothed </li></ul><ul><li>Leaflet stalks are not winged </li></ul><ul><li>Fall color yellow-red-purple </li></ul>http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=A868
    27. 63. Compare White Green
    28. 64. Compare White Green http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/herbarium/trees/Fraxinus_comparison01.htm
    29. 65. Syringa reticulata
    30. 69. ID Syringa reticulata <ul><li>always white flowers in large panicles </li></ul><ul><li>very large panicles of fruit capsules </li></ul><ul><li>opposite leaf arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>shiny brown stems with horizontal lenticels </li></ul><ul><li>buds have 4 pairs of scales and are brown and sessile </li></ul>
    31. 70. Syringa reticulata
    32. 71. Taxodium distichium Bald Cypress <ul><li>Tolerates dry to very wet sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Fine textured, medium green foliage </li></ul><ul><li>Good orange brown autumn foliage </li></ul><ul><li>Ornamental red-brown exfoliating bark </li></ul><ul><li>Winter catkins </li></ul>
    33. 72. Taxodium distichium Bald Cypress <ul><li>spiral leaf arrangement on most stems </li></ul><ul><li>compare to Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood) which has opposite leaf arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>slender twigs with raised leaf scars </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;knees&quot; on plants in wet sites </li></ul><ul><li>buttressed trunks </li></ul><ul><li>reddish brown bark </li></ul><ul><li>airy foliage </li></ul><ul><li>deciduous conifer </li></ul><ul><li>conical habit </li></ul>
    34. 73. Taxodium distichium <ul><li>Leaf: linear and small </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers: Males in drooping long panicles; females are round and near the ends of the branches </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit: cones of little scales forming a brown sphere 3/4 to 1 in in diameter </li></ul><ul><li>Bark: fibrous, red-brown, scaly </li></ul>
    35. 82. Knees are present on the roots of trees growing in wet muck and shallow water (Adkins Mill Pond, Maryland). Their function is unknown -
    36. 83. Celtis occidentalis
    37. 84. Celtis occidentalis
    38. 85. Celtis occidentalis
    39. 90. ID Celtis occidentalis <ul><li>alternate leaf arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>oblique leaf base </li></ul><ul><li>rough leaf </li></ul><ul><li>corky bark </li></ul><ul><li>small lateral buds </li></ul><ul><li>terminal bud absent </li></ul><ul><li>zigzag stem pattern </li></ul><ul><li>serrated leaf tips </li></ul><ul><li>small, red drupe fruit – hard can break teeth </li></ul>
    40. 91. Ulmus americana American Elm <ul><li>deeply ridged bark with criss cross pattern </li></ul><ul><li>no terminal buds </li></ul><ul><li>rough textured leaves with many paired veins </li></ul><ul><li>oblique leaf base </li></ul><ul><li>doubly, serrate leaf margins </li></ul><ul><li>pubescent stems </li></ul><ul><li>deciduous, generally vase-shaped </li></ul><ul><li>Bark, dark ashy gray with diamond shaped fissures </li></ul>
    41. 92. Ulmus americana <ul><li>Leaf: Alternate 3-6 in long, 1 – 3 inches wide, margin sharply double serrate, base oblique </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers: before leaves open in fascicles of 3-5 </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit: rounded samaras, deeply notched at apex </li></ul><ul><li>Zig Zag twig, reddish brown </li></ul>
    42. 97. Ulmus pumila
    43. 103. Zelkova serata
    44. 104. Zelkova serata Japanese zelkova <ul><li>Leaf: Alternate, simple, ovate serrated, dark green, pinnately veined 1 ½ to 2 ½” acuminate tip </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Yellow green, not showy, appear before leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit: small trianbular drupe 1/6” </li></ul><ul><li>short main trunk and low branching </li></ul><ul><li>vase-shaped habit </li></ul><ul><li>slender twigs with small dark, conical buds in a zigzag pattern </li></ul><ul><li>smooth bark with lenticels or exfoliating in patches to reveal orange inner bark </li></ul>
    45. 112. ID from Photos Entire Tree
    46. 116. Park in Paris
    47. 118. Syringa reticulata
    48. 120. Ulmus pumila
    49. 122. Leaf
    50. 129.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    51. 137. Flower
    52. 142. Fruit
    53. 149. Celtis occidentalis
    54. 151. Bark
    55. 156. Fall Color

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