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1. Red oak (_Quercus rubra_)



Grows rapidly to large size and produces valuable wood; will grow in

poor soil.



2. White pine (_Pinus strobus_)



Rapid grower; endures but little shade; wood valuable; will do well

on large range of soils.



3. Red pine (_Pinus resinosa_)



Very hardy; fairly rapid growing tree.



4. Tulip tree (_Liriodendron tulipifera_)



Grows rapidly into a stately forest tree with a clear tall trunk;

wood valuable; requires a fairly moist soil. Use a small tree, plant

in the spring, and pay special attention to the protection of the

roots in planting.



5. Black locust (_Robinia pseudacacia_)



Grows rapidly; adapts itself to poor, sandy soils. The wood is

suitable for posts and ties.



6. White ash (_Fraxinus americana_)



Grows rapidly; prefers moist situations. Wood valuable.



7. American elm (_Ulmus americana_)



Grows rapidly to great height; will not endure too much shade; does

best in a deep fertile soil. Wood valuable.



8. European larch (_Larix europaea_)



Grows rapidly; prefers moist situations.







Tree Studies


How To Identify Trees
Group I The Pines
The White Pine (pinus Strobus)
The Pitch Pine (pinus Rigida)
The Scotch Pine (pinus Sylvestris)
Group Ii The Spruce And Hemlock
The Norway Spruce (picea Excelsa)
Hemlock (tsuga Canadensis)
Group Iii The Red Cedar And Arbor-vitae
Red Cedar (juniperus Virginiana)
Arbor-vitae; Northern White Cedar (thuja Occidentalis)
Group Iv The Larch And Cypress
The European Larch (larix Europaea)
Bald Cypress (taxodium Distichum)
Group V The Horsechestnut, Ash And Maple
The Horsechestnut
The White Ash (fraxinus Americana)
Sugar Maple (acer Saccharum)
Silver Maple (acer Saccharinum)
Red Maple (acer Rubrum)
Norway Maple (acer Platanoides)
Box Elder (acer Negundo)
Group Vi Trees Told By Their Form: Elm, Poplar, Gingko And Willow
American Elm (ulmus Americana)
Lombardy Or Italian Poplar (populus Nigra, Var Italica)
Gingko Or Maidenhair Tree (gingko Biloba)
Weeping Willow (salix Babylonica)
Group Vii Trees Told By Their Bark Or Trunk: Sycamore, Birch, Beech,
Blue Beech, Ironwood, And Hackberry
The Sycamore Or Plane Tree (platanus Occidentalis)
Gray Or White Birch (betula Populifolia)
American Beech (fagus Americana)
Blue Beech Or Hornbeam (carpinus Caroliniana)
Hackberry (celtis Occidentalis)
Group Viii The Oaks And Chestnut
White Oak (quercus Alba)
Black Oak (quercus Velutina)
Red Oak (quercus Rubra)
Pin Oak (quercus Palustris)
Chestnut (castanea Dentata)
Group Ix The Hickories, Walnut And Butternut
Shagbark Hickory (hicoria Ovata)
Mockernut Hickory (hicoria Alba)
Black Walnut (juglans Nigra)
Group X Tulip Tree, Sweet Gum, Linden, Magnolia, Locust, Catalpa,
Dogwood, Mulberry And Osage Orange
Tulip Tree (liriodendron Tulipifera)
Sweet Gum (liquidambar Styraciflua)
American Linden (tilia Americana)
The Magnolias