Examples of some of the most common deciduous trees are oak, maple, beech and sycamore. Deciduous trees are trees that shed their leaves annually. More » Science

Cercis canadensis, Cornus florida and Cladrastis kentukea are scientific names of some well-known flowering trees. These trees are more commonly known as redbud, flowering dogwood and American yellowwood. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Some examples of deciduous trees are the red maple, weeping willow, paper birch, black gum, European beech, Chinese elm and poplar hybrid trees. The red maple can be identified by its characteristic red leaves in the fal... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes
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The Penquis Virtual Nature Center provides a list of hardwood trees that includes species of alder, poplar, birch, beech, oak, cherry, sumac, maple and ash. Each tree species has its own distinct characteristics, but all... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

There are many different species of trees with shallow root systems, including cottonwood, beech, birch, poplar and several types of maple. Many shallow root systems are considered invasive, as they grow quite quickly, s... More » Science Biology Botany

Beech trees that seem to have a white, fuzzy texture are likely infested with the beech blight aphid. This is a small insect with a white, fluffy body that may give the tree's branches and leaves the appearance of having... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes