Index to the Trees of the Carolinian Zone by Leaf

Red indicates a Carolinian Tree
* indicates a species at risk

  
Trees With Simple Leaves
Simple leaves are directly attached to a stem. Leaves have a single shape, such as oval, round etc. with no protrusions.
 

 American Basswood

American Beech
   

Blue Beech

*Cherry Birch 
Yellow Birch

 

Black Cherry
Choke Cherry
Pin Cherry
 

*American Chestnut

*Cucumber Magnolia

*Eastern Flowering Dogwood
  

Rock Elm
Slippery Elm
White Elm

  

Black Gum
  
 

*Dwarf Hackberry
Northern Hackberry
  

Hop Hornbeam 

Paw Paw

Red Bud
 
  

Balsam Poplar
Eastern Cottonwood
Largetooth Aspen
 Trembling Aspen
  

Downy Serviceberry
Trees With Lobed Leaves
 

Black Maple

Freeman's Maple
Red Maple
Silver Maple
Sugar Maple

 

*
Red Mulberry

White Oaks
Bur Oak
Chinquapin Oak
Dwarf Chinquapin Oak
Swamp White Oak
White Oak

  

Red Oaks
Black Oak
Hill's Oak
Pin Oak
Red Oak

*Shumard Oak

Sassafras

American Sycamore
 

Tulip Tree

Wild Crabapple
   
Trees With Compound Leaves
(Simple leaflets not directly attached to a branch)

 

*Black Ash
*Blue Ash
Pumpkin Ash
Red Ash
White Ash
   

Bitternut Hickory
Red (Pignut) Hickory
 Shagbark Hickory
Shellbark Hickory
 

*Hop Tree

 

Ohio Buckeye

Black Walnut
*Butternut


Trees With Doubly Compound Leaves
(Compound leaflets are not directly attached to a branch)

   

Honey Locust

 

*
Kentucky Coffee Tree
Coniferous Trees
 

Eastern Hemlock
 

Eastern Red Cedar
 

Eastern White Cedar

Eastern White Pine

 

Tamarack
 
 

Not Included: Hawthorns, Willows, Manitoba Maple, Mountain Maple, Plums and tall shrubs.

White Birch, White Spruce and Red Pine are frequently planted in the Carolinian Zone, but do not occur naturally.



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