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American Basswood

Also known as American Linden. A medium to large deciduous tree that typically grows to a height of 50 to 80 feet. In late spring, it produces profusions of fragrant, pale yellow flowers that attract pollinators.

Southern Bald-Cypress

A large, slow-growing, long-lived tree that typically grows 50 to 70 feet tall. Its soft, feathery, yellowish-green foliage turns an attractive orange/cinnamon-brown in fall.

Sassafras

A medium-sized,aromatic tree with three different leaf shapes that have outstanding fall color. Little bunches of yellow-green flower balls are scattered profusely over the female tree and more sparsely on the male. Dark-blue fruits on scarlet stalks appear on female plants in late summer.

Northern Red Oak

A medium-sized oak that typically reaches 50 to 75 feet tall, with a rounded, often irregular crown. It has dark, lustrous green leaves that turn brownish-red in fall and produces small acorns in early fall.

Willow Oak

A medium-sized tree that can reach 75 feet in height. Its leaves are bright green above, paler beneath, turning dull gold in fall.

Pin Oak

A medium-sized deciduous oak that typically grows 50 to 70 feet tall, with a broad pyramidal crown. Its glossy, dark green leaves grow to 5 inches long. Leaves turn deep red in fall and it produces small acorns.

Chinkapin Oak

A medium-sized oak that typically grows 60 to 80 feet in height. It has light gray, plated or scaly bark, and smooth, gray twigs. Produces variable fall color and small acorns.

Swamp Chestnut Oak

A medium-sized oak that typically reaches 60 to 100 feet in height, with a tight, narrow crown. The bark is light gray and the leaves turn yellow and red in the fall.

Blackjack Oak

A medium-sized oak that can grow to 50 feet tall. It has glossy, dark-green foliage that turns red in fall and persists into winter. Its oblong acorns are broadly rounded at the apex and base.

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