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Last updated: 8-24-17




Acer negundo (Box Elder)

Acer nigrum (Black Maple)

Acer platanoides (Norway Maple)

Acer rubrum (Red Maple)

Acer saccharinum (Silver Maple)

Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple)

Aesculus glabra (Ohio Buckeye)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut)

Aesculus pavia (Red Buckeye)

Ailanthus altissima (Tree-of-Heaven)

Alnus glutinosa (Black Alder)

Alnus serrulata (Brookside Alder)

Amelanchier arborea (Downy Serviceberry)

Amorpha fruticosa (False Indigo)

Aralia spinosa (Devil's Walkingstick)

Asimina triloba (Pawpaw)

Berberis thunbergii (Japanese Barberry)

Betula alleghaniensis (Yellow Birch)

Betula nigra (River Birch)

Betula papyrifera (Paper Birch)

Betula populifolia (Gray Birch)

Campsis radicans (Trumpet Creeper)

Carpinus caroliniana (Musclewood)

Carya cordiformis (Bitternut Hickory)

Carya glabra glabra (Pignut Hickory)

Carya illinoiensis (Pecan)

Carya laciniosa (Kingnut Hickory)

Carya ovalis (Sweet Pignut Hickory)

Carya ovata (Shagbark Hickory)

Carya tomentosa (Mockernut Hickory)

Castanea dentata (American Chestnut)

Catalpa speciosa (Northern Catalpa)

Celastrus orbiculatus (Oriental Bittersweet)

Celastrus scandens (American Bittersweet)

Celtis occidentalis (Common Hackberry)

Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush)

Cercis canadensis (Redbud)

Chionanthus virginicus (American Fringetree)

Cladrastis kentukea (Yellow-Wood)

Cornus alternifolia (Alternate-Leaved Dogwood)

Cornus drummondii (Rough-Leaved Dogwood)

Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)

Cornus foemina (Stiff Dogwood)

Cornus obliqua (Swamp Dogwood)

Cornus racemosa (Gray Dogwood)

Cornus sericea (Red-Osier Dogwood)

Corylus americana (American Hazelnut)

Crataegus crus-galli (Cock-Spur Hawthorn)

Crataegus mollis (Downy Hawthorn)

Crataegus phaenopyrum (Washington Hawthorn)

Crataegus pruinosa (Waxy-Fruited Hawthorn)

Diospyros virginiana (American Persimmon)

Elaeagnus umbellata (Autumn Olive)

Euonymus alatus (Winged Euonymus)

Euonymus atropurpureus (Eastern Wahoo)

Euonymus fortunei (Climbing Euonymus)

Fagus grandifolia (American Beech)

Frangula alnus (Glossy Buckthorn)

Fraxinus americana (White Ash)

Fraxinus nigra (Black Ash)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica lanceolata (Green Ash)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica pennsylvanica (Red Ash)

Gleditsia triacanthos (Honey Locust)

Gymnocladus dioicus (Kentucky Coffee Tree)

Halesia carolina (Carolina Silverbell)

Hamamelis virginiana (Witch-Hazel)

Ilex opaca (American Holly)

Ilex verticillata (Winterberry)

Itea virginica (Virginia Sweetspire)

Juglans nigra (Black Walnut)

Juniperus communis depressa (Canadian Juniper)

Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red Cedar)

Koelreuteria paniculata (Golden Rain Tree)

Larix decidua (European Larch)

Ligustrum obtusifolium (Border Privet)

Lindera benzoin (Spicebush)

Liquidambar styraciflua (Sweet Gum)

Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip Tree)

Lonicera bella (Showy Honeysuckle)

Lonicera maackii (Amur Honeysuckle)

Lonicera morrowii (Morrow Honeysuckle)

Lonicera reticulata (Grape Honeysuckle)

Lonicera tatarica (Tatarian Honeysuckle)

Maclura pomifera (Osage Orange)

Magnolia acuminata (Cucumber Tree)

Malus coronaria (Wild Crab Apple)

Malus ioensis (Prairie Crab Apple)

Malus prunifolia (Plum-Leaved Crab Apple)

Malus pumila (Apple)

Menispermum canadense (Moonseed)

Morus alba (White Mulberry)

Morus rubra (Red Mulberry)

Nyssa sylvatica (Black Tupelo)

Ostrya virginiana (Hop Hornbeam)

Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia Creeper)

Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Boston Ivy)

Phellodendron amurense (Amur Corktree)

Photinia melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry)


Physocarpus opulifolius (Ninebark)

Picea abies (Norway Spruce)

Pinus banksiana (Jack Pine)

Pinus nigra (Austrian Pine)

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)

Pinus strobus (White Pine)

Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine)

Platanus occidentalis (American Sycamore)

Populus alba (White Poplar)

Populus deltoides (Eastern Cottonwood)

Populus heterophylla (Swamp Cottonwood)

Populus grandidentata (Big-Tooth Aspen)

Populus tremuloides (Quaking Aspen)

Prunus americana (Wild Plum)

Prunus persica (Peach)

Prunus pumila susquehanae (Susquehana Sand Cherry)

Prunus serotina (Wild Black Cherry)

Prunus virginiana (Chokecherry)

Ptelea trifoliata (Wafer Ash)

Pyrus calleryana (Callery Pear)

Quercus alba (White Oak)

Quercus bicolor (Swamp White Oak)

Quercus imbricaria (Shingle Oak)

Quercus macrocarpa (Bur Oak)

Quercus muhlenbergii (Chinkapin Oak)

Quercus pagoda (Cherrybark Oak)

Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)

Quercus phellos (Willow Oak)

Quercus prinoides (Dwarf Chinkapin Oak)

Quercus rubra (Northern Red Oak)

Quercus stellata (Post Oak)

Quercus velutina (Black Oak)

Rhamnus cathartica (Common Buckthorn)

Rhus copallina (Winged Sumac)

Rhus glabra (Smooth Sumac)

Rhus hirta (Staghorn Sumac)

Ribes aureum (Golden Currant)

Robinia hispida (Bristly Locust)

Robinia pseudoacacia (Black Locust)

Salix alba vitellina (Golden Willow)

Salix amygdaloides (Peach-Leaved Willow)

Salix discolor (Pussy Willow)

Salix interior (Sandbar Willow)

Salix nigra (Black Willow)

Salix pentandra (Bay-Leaved Willow)

Salix purpurea (Purple Osier)

Salix rigida (Heart-Leaved Willow)

Sambucus nigra canadensis (Common Elderberry)

Sambucus racemosa (Red Elderberry)

Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)

Smilax hispida (Bristly Greenbrier)

Smilax rotundifolia (Round-Leaved Greenbrier)

Sorbus aucuparia (European Mountain Ash)

Staphylea trifolia (Bladdernut)

Symphoricarpos albus laevigatus (Snowberry)

Syringa vulgaris (Common Lilac)

Taxodium distichum (Bald Cypress)

Thuja occidentalis (Northern White Cedar)

Tilia americana (American Basswood)

Toxicodendron radicans (Poison Ivy)

Toxicodendron vernix (Poison Sumac)

Tsuga canadensis (Eastern Hemlock)

Ulmus alata (Winged Elm)

Ulmus americana (American Elm)

Ulmus pumila (Siberian Elm)

Ulmus rubra (Slippery Elm)

Vaccinium arboreum (Farkleberry)

Vaccinium corymbosum (High-Bush Blueberry)

Viburnum dentatum (Southern Arrow-Wood)

Viburnum lentago (Nannyberry)

Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw Viburnum)

Viburnum rafinesquianum (Rafinesque's Arrow-wood)

Viburnum recognitum (Smooth Arrow-Wood)

Viburnum trilobum (American Cranberry Bush)

Vitis aestivalis aestivalis (Summer Grape)

Vitis aestivalis bicolor (Silverleaf Grape)

Vitis cinerea (Winter Grape)

Vitis labrusca (Fox Grape)

Vitis riparia (Riverbank Grape)

Vitis vulpina (Frost Grape)

Zanthoxylum americanum (Prickly Ash)