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Sugar Maple  (Acer saccharum)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

Fact: The Sugar Maple tree grows about 1-2 feet per year and lives for about 300-400 years.

Striped Maple  (Acer pensylvanicum)

Striped Maple (Acer pensylvanicum)

Fact: The striped maple is also known as the Goosefoot Maple.

Red Oak  (Quercus)

Red Oak (Quercus)

The bark has long strides going throughout the tree.

The leaf has pointy edges and very smooth cuts in between

Fact: Red Oak is one of the most important timber trees.

Red Maple  (Acer rubrum)

Red Maple (Acer rubrum)

Fact: The Red Maple is one of the first trees to change color in the fall.

Quaking Aspen  (Populus tremuloides)

Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Fact: The name “Quaking Aspen” originates from the lightweight leaves what quake and tremble from a little breeze.

Hip Horn Beam  (Carpinus)

Hip Horn Beam (Carpinus)

The bark has long strides in it

The leaves have smooth ridges with deep grooves in them.

Fact: The wood is used to manufacture tool handles.

Hemlock  (Tsuga canadenis)

Hemlock (Tsuga canadenis)

Fact: The Hemlock is an evergreen tree that belongs to the pine family

American Elm  (Ulmus Americana)

American Elm (Ulmus Americana)

Fact: The American Elm grows to about 80-100 feet in its lifetime

Silver Maple  (Acer saccharinum)

Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)

The bark is very tough and rigid with crevasses in between
The leaves have 3 bid sides to them with deep cuts in between the leaves.

Fact: Silver Maple trees have sap that is sweet and branches that are very brittle. Silver Maples are also very susceptible to diseases and insect damage.

Basswood Tree  (Tilia)

Basswood Tree (Tilia)

Fact:  The American Basswood is a favorite tree of bees, since they extract the nectar from their flowers, making high quality honey