Common Forest Trees

Numerous different kinds of trees can be found in the four NCR parks. Twenty of the more common examples are listed below. Click on the name of a particular tree to see an image that can be used for identification purposes.

Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Box Elder (Acer negundo)

Chestnut Oak (Quercus prinus)

Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

Hickory (Carya sp.)

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

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