Native Trees of Maryland

Initially created to help students catalog the trees located in or near Piscataway National Forest, Fort Washington, Oxon Hill Park, and Mallows Bay.

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Smooth Alder 1
Alnus serrulata
white ash 2
Fraxinus americana
river birch 3
Betula nigra
American beech 4
Fagus grandifolia
green ash 5
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Pumpkin Ash 6
Fraxinus profunda
Black Gum 7
Eucalyptus ovata
Atlantic White Cedar 8
Chamaecyparis thyoides
butternut 9
Juglans cinerea
Eastern Red Cedar 10
Juniperus virginiana
Black Cherry 11
Prunus serotina
American Chestnut 12
Castanea dentata
Alleghany Chinkapin 13
Castanea pumila
American elm 14
Ulmus americana
white fringetree 15
Chionanthus virginicus
Slippery Elm 16
Ulmus rubra
flowering dogwood 17
Cornus florida
Bald Cypress 18
Taxodium distichum
northern hackberry 19
Celtis occidentalis
cock-spur hawthorn 20
Crataegus crus-galli
Eastern Hemlock 21
Tsuga canadensis
Bitternut Hickory 22
Carya cordiformis
sand hickory 21
Carya pallida
pignut hickory 23
Carya glabra
shagbark hickory 24
Carya ovata
Mockernut Hickory 25
Carya tomentosa
American holly
Ilex opaca
American hornbeam 26
Carpinus caroliniana
honey locust 27
Gleditsia triacanthos
Sweetbay magnolia 28
Magnolia virginiana
black sugar maple 9
Acer nigrum
red maple 29
Acer rubrum
silver maple 30
Acer saccharinum
Black Oak 31
Quercus velutina
blackjack oak 28
Quercus marilandica
sugar maple 3
Acer saccharum
Red Mulberry 9
Morus rubra
northern red oak 32
Quercus rubra
overcup oak 33
Quercus lyrata
chestnut oak 28
Quercus montana
pin oak 34
Quercus palustris
Scarlet Oak 35
Quercus coccinea
post oak 28
Quercus stellata
Southern Red Oak 3
Quercus falcata
swamp chestnut oak 36
Quercus michauxii
white oak 19
Quercus alba
Pawpaws 37
Asimina
willow oak 3
Quercus phellos
American persimmon 38
Diospyros virginiana
Eastern White Pine 8
Pinus strobus
Virginia Pine 39
Pinus virginiana
Loblolly Pine 40
Pinus taeda
Eastern Redbud 41
Cercis canadensis
Sassafras
Sassafras albidum
Common serviceberry 28
Amelanchier arborea
Canadian serviceberry 28
Amelanchier canadensis
Smooth Sumac 23
Rhus glabra
sourwood 42
Oxydendrum arboreum
staghorn sumac 43
Rhus typhina
winged sumac 44
Rhus copallina
sweetgums 30
Liquidambar
witchhazel 45
Hamamelis virginiana
Black Walnut 35
Juglans nigra
tulip tree 46
Liriodendron tulipifera
American sycamore 47
Platanus occidentalis
black willow 9
Salix nigra

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