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American Beech  (Fagus grandifolia)

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

Fact: The American Beech can grow from about 15-50 meters in its lifespan.

American Chestnut  (Castanea dentata)

American Chestnut (Castanea dentata)

Fact: The American Chestnut tree produces chestnuts and can reach 100ft in height.

Black Birch   (Betula Lenta)

Black Birch (Betula Lenta)

The bark is very smooth and has little bumps
The leaf has tons of jagged teeth on the sides

Fact: Black Birch trees are known for their hard, heavy and durable wood

Gray Birch   (Betula populifolia)

Gray Birch (Betula populifolia)

Fact: The Gray Birch starts producing fruit at the age of 8 but only lives until about the age of 20

Red Pine  (Pinus resinosa)

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

Fact: The Red Pine is Minnesota’s state tree

Big Tooth Aspen  (Populus grandidentata)

Big Tooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata)

The bark is smooth with very little bumps in it. Looks like there is little carvings in it.
The leaves have rounded edges with a bunch of points on them.

Fact: The Big Tooth Aspen is also native to Canada

Black Cherry  (Prunus serotina)

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Fact: The wood on the Black Cherry tree is used to make furniture and cabinets.

Yellow Birch  (Betula alleghaniensis)

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)

Fact: The name “yellow birch” reflects the color of the trees bark.

White Oak  (Quercus alba)

White Oak (Quercus alba)

The bark is flaky and very rough.

The leaf has very smooth cuts in between and very round edges.

Fact: The White Oak tree can reach 100 ft in height and can live for centuries.

White Birch  (Betula papyrifera)

White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Fact: The White Birch is a medium sized tree that can reach 30-50 feet in length.