Carolinian Species
are indicated in red
* indicates a
species at risk

Ash (Fraxinus)
Black Ash
*Blue Ash
Pumpkin Ash
Red Ash
White Ash

Basswood (Tilia)
American Basswood

Beech (Fagus)
American Beech


Birch (Betula)
*Cherry Birch 
Yellow Birch

Blue-Beech (Carpinus)
Blue Beech

Cherry (Prunus)

Black Cherry
Choke Cherry
Pin Cherry

Chestnut (Castanea)
*American Chestnut

Crabapple (Malus)

Wild Crabapple


Dogwood (Cornus)
*Eastern Flowering Dogwood

Elm (Ulmus)
Rock Elm
Slippery Elm
White Elm

Gum (Nyssa)

Black Gum

Hackberry (Celtis)
*Dwarf Hackberry
Northern Hackberry

Hemlock (Tsuga)
Eastern Hemlock

Hickory (Carya)
Bitternut Hickory
Red (Pignut) Hickory
 Shagbark Hickory
Shellbark Hickory

Hop Hornbeam (Ostrya)
Hop Hornbeam  

Hop Tree (Ptelea)
*Hop Tree

Coffee Tree

*Kentucky Coffee Tree

Locust (Gleditsia)
Honey Locust

Magnolia (Magnolia)
Cucumber Tree

Maple (Acer)
Black Maple

Freeman's Maple
Red Maple
Silver Maple
Sugar Maple

Mulberry (Morus)
*Red Mulberry

Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus)
Ohio Buckeye


Oaks, Red (Quercus)
Black Oak
Hill's Oak
Pin Oak
Red Oak
*Shumard Oak

Oaks, White (Quercus)
Bur Oak
Chinquapin Oak
Dwarf Chinquapin Oak
Swamp White Oak
White Oak

Paw Paw (Asimina)
Paw Paw

Pine (Pinus)
Eastern White Pine


Poplar (Populus)

Balsam Poplar
Eastern Cottonwood
Largetooth Aspen
 Trembling Aspen

Red Cedar (Juniperus)
Eastern Red Cedar

Redbud (Cercis)

Sassafras (Sassafras)


Serviceberry (Amelanchier)
Downy Serviceberry

Sycamore (Platanus)
American Sycamore

Tamarack (Larix)

Tulip Tree (Liriodendron)
Tulip Tree

Walnut (Juglans)
Black Walnut

White Cedar (Thuja)
Eastern White Cedar

Exclusions: Hawthorns, Willows, Manitoba Maple, Mountain Maple, Plums, Black Spruce (found only in limited areas) 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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