Deciduous Trees

Photographs of the trees, leaves and bark for 79 commonly used deciduous trees are included in Trees 4 Seasons – A Visual Guide.  This deciduous trees book is the only one of its kind.  Click HERE to order now.

Deciduous Trees by Popular Name

Alder

  • European Black Alder Alnus glutinosa

Ash

  • White Ash Fraxinus americana
  • Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Beeches

  • American Beech Fagus grandifolia
  • European Beech Fagus sylvatica
  • Columnar European Beech Fagus sylvatica ‘fastigiata’
  • Weeping European Beech Fagus sylvatica pendula
  • Copper Beech Fagus sylvatica ‘Atropunicea Cuprea’

Birches

  • River Birch Betula nigra
  • Whitespire Gray Birch Betula Populifolia ‘Whitespire’

Black Locust

  • Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia

Buckeye

  • Ohio Buckeye Aesculus glabra

Catalpa

  • Northern Catalpa Catalpa speciosa

Cherries

  • Black Cherry Prunus serotina
  • Weeping Higan Cherry Prunus subhirtella ‘pendula’

Chestnut

  • Chinese Chestnut Castanea Mollissima

Coffeetree

  • Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioicus

Corktree

  • Amur Corktree Phellodendron amurense

Crabapples

  • Japanese Flowering Crabapple Malus floribunda
  • Sargent Crabapple Malus sargentii

Cypress

  • Bald Cypress Taxodium distichum

Dogwoods

  • Corneliancherry Dogwood Cornus mas

Elms

  • American Elm Ulmus Americana
  • Lacebark Elm Ulmus parvifolia

Fringetree

  • White Fringetree Chionanthus virginicus

Ginkgo

  • Ginkgo or Maidenhair Tree Ginkgo biloba

Hackberry

  • Hackberry Celtis occidentalis

Hawthorns

  • Cockspur Hawthorn Crataegus crusgalli
  • Downy Hawthorn Crataegus mollis
  • Washington Hawthorn Crataegus phaenopyrum

Hickory

  • Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata

Honeylocust

  • Honeylocust Gleditsia Triacanthos inermis

Horsechestnuts

  • Horsechestnut Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Red Horsechestnut Aesculus x carnea

Ironwood

  • American Hophornbeam Ostrya virginiana

Katsura

  • Katsura Tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Larch

  • Larch Larix decidua
Lilac

  • Japanese Tree Lilac Syringa reticulata

Linden

  • Littleleaf Linden Tilia cordata

Magnolias

  • Saucer Magnolia Magnolia soulangiana
  • Star Magnolia Magnolia stellata

Maples

  • Hedge Maple Acer campestre
  • Autumn Blaze Maple Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’
  • Armstrong Maple Acer freemanii ‘Armstrong’
  • Amur Maple Acer ginnala
  • State Street Miyabe Maple Acer miyabei State Street ‘Morton’
  • Japanese Maple Acer palmatum
  • Norway Maple Acer platanoides
  • Red Maple Acer rubrum
  • Silver Maple Acer saccharinum
  • Sugar Maple Acer saccharum

Oaks

  • White Oak Quercus alba
  • Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor
  • Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa
  • Pin Oak Quercus palustris
  • Columnar English Oak Quercus robur ‘fastigiata’
  • Northern Red Oak Quercus rubra
  • Live Oak Quercus virginiana

Pear

  • Bradford Pear Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’
  • Persimmon
  • Persimmon Diospyros virginiana

Planetree

  • Sycamore or American Planetree Plantanus occidentalis

Poplar

  • White Poplar Populus alba
  • Cottonwood Populus deltoides
  • Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides

Raintree

  • Golden Raintree Koelreuteria paniculata

Redbud

  • Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis

Redwood

  • Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Sassafras

  • Sassafras Sassafras albidum

Serviceberry

  • Shadblow Serviceberry Amelanchier canadensis

Silverbell

  • Carolina Silverbell Halesia caroliniana

Sweetgum

  • Sweetgum Liquidamber styraciflua

Tulip Tree

  • Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera

Tupelo or Black Gum

  • Tupelo or Black Gum Nyssa sylvatica

Walnut

  • Black Walnut Juglans nigra

Willow

  • Golden Niobe Weeping Willow Salix alba tristis

Yellowwood

  • American Yellowwood Cladrastis lutea
  • Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida
  • Kousa dogwood Cornus Kousa

Zelkova

  • Japanese Zelkova Zelkova serrata

Deciduous trees change with the seasons.  When selecting them for a landscape, it is important to understand how they will look during different seasons of the year.  Additional trees may be included in future editions of this deciduous trees book.