These trees were identified at Deer Haven Park in Delaware, OH, which is considered a temperate forest, between 10:00am and 11:00pm.

  1. Silver Maple, or Acer saccharinum, contained leaves that were simple and opposite. The leaves were also lobed with 5 separate lobes. The lumbar is most popular for furniture and bowling alleys. https://ostermiller.org/tree/sugarmaple.html
  2. Swamp White Oak, or Quercus bicolor, contained leaves that were alternate, simple, and lobed. These particular leaves had a fuzz on the back of them. The bark was gray-brown and flakey. This tree is tolerant of black walnut toxicity. https://www.mortonarb.org/trees-plants/tree-plant-descriptions/swamp-white-oak
  3. American Elm, or Ulmus americana, contained leaves that were alternate with serrated edges. They have been threatened by Dutch elm disease. https://woodidentification.net/american-elm/
  4. White Ash, or Fraxinus americana, contained leaves that were alternate and simple with serrated edges. The wood is used to make baseball bats. https://www.lakeforest.edu/academics/programs/environmental/courses/es282/fraxinus_americana.php
  5. American Beech, or Fagus grandifolia, contained leaves with alternate, entire leaves with parallel veins. The bark was light gray. The lumbar is used for the popular clothes pin. http://www.uky.edu/hort/American-Beech
  6. Butternut Hickory, or Carya cordiformis, contained leaves that were pinnately compound and alternate. This tree is native to Chicago. https://www.mortonarb.org/trees-plants/tree-plant-descriptions/bitternut-hickory
  7. Black Haw, or Viburnum prunifolium, contained leaves that were opposite and simple. The twig bark was dark brown, slender and ridged. This tree is considered small and irregular, often mistaken for the shrub, honeysuckle. https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/black-haw
  8. Black Cherry, or Prunus serotina, contained leaves that were simple and alternate. The bark was dark brown or black. The Black Cherry is considered that largest tree native to Kentucky.  http://www.uky.edu/hort/Black-Cherry