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Woody Plants Midterm

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Updated 2006-11-08 21:17

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Week 1 plants (Covered during Week 2)

NameLatinSizeFall Color
Thornless HoneylocustGleditsia tricanthos var. inermisLarge, Medium-Large (30-70')Yellow
White AshFraxinus americanaLarge (60-80')Purple
Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanicaLarge (50-60')Yellow
Black Gum, TupeloNyssa sylvaticaMedium-Large (40-60')Yellow, Orange, Red to purple fall color
London PlanetreePlatanus x acerifoliaLarge (60-70')Dirty Yellow, Yellow Brown
Apple ServiceberryAmalanchier x grandifloraSmall (20-25')Orange and Red
Flowering DogwoodCornus floridaSmall (15-30')Burgundy
Kousa DogwoodCornus kousaSmallBurgundy, orange, yellow
Cornelian Cherry DogwoodCornus masSmallNot much fall color - green, red, yellow.
RedbudCercis canadensisSmallYellow
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Week 2 Plants (Covered Week 3)

NameLatinSizeFall Color
ElmUlmus sp.LargeYellow
Chinese ElmUlmus parvifoliaMediumBurgundy or yellow green
YellowwoodCladrastis kentukeaMediumYellow
MulberryMorus albaYellow
Bald CypressTaxodium distichumLargeRusset brown
Dawn RedwoodMetasequoia glyptostroboidesLargeBronze Red, Burnt Orange
CatalpaCatalpa speciosaLargeDirty yellow, yellow green
SassafrasSassafras albidumMediumYellow, orange, red
Washington HawthornCrataegus phaenopyrumSmallOrange, Scarlet
Winter King HawthornCrataegus virdis 'Winter King'SmallYellow
GoldenraintreeKoelreuteria paniculataSmall/MediumYellow/Orange
HackberryCeltis occidentalisLargeYellow Green
Amur HoneysuckleLonicera maackiiSmall
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Week 3 Plants (Covered Week 4)

NameLatinSizeFall Color
Red MapleAcer rubrumMediumVaries by tree. Yellow, yellow-green, orange-red
Silver MapleAcer saccharinumMedium/LargeTypically dirty yellow.
Norway MapleAcer platanoidesMedium/LargeYellow
Red OakQuercus rubraLargeRed
White OakQuercus albaLargeBrown/Red
Shingle OakQuercus imbricariaMedium LargeYellow Brown to Red
Bradford PearPyrus calleryana 'Bradford'Small MediumYellow, Scarlet, Purple
American BeechFagus grandifoliaLargeGolden Brown
European BeechFagus sylvaticaMedium/largeRusset to golden bronze
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Week 4 Plants (Discussed week 5)

NameLatinSizeFall Color
Saucer MagnoliaMagnolia x soulangianaSmallYellow, dirty yellow
Cucumber MagnoliaMagnolia acuminataLargeReddish brown to golden yellow
Evergreen Sweetbay MagnoliaMagnolia virginiana var. australisSmall-Medium
Southern MagnoliaMagnolia grandifloraMedium-Large
Virginia SweetspireItea virginicaSmallOrange, Red, Burgundy
Dwarf FothergillaFothergilla gardeniiSmall
Common WitchhazelHamamelis virginianaSmallBright golden yellow. Varieties may differ
GinkoGinko bilobaLargeYellow
River BirchBetula nigraLargeYellow
Yoshino CherryPrunus yedoensisMediumYellow Gold
KatsuraCercidiphyllum japonicumMedium-LargeYellow/Apricot
Freeman Hybrid MapleAcer x freemaniiPronounced red color
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Week 1 plants (Covered during Week 2)

Question Answer
Thornless Honeylocustlatin: Gleditsia tricanthos var. inermis
size: Large, Medium-Large (30-70')
fall: Yellow
White Ashlatin: Fraxinus americana
size: Large (60-80')
fall: Purple
Green Ashlatin: Fraxinus pennsylvanica
size: Large (50-60')
fall: Yellow
Black Gum, Tupelolatin: Nyssa sylvatica
size: Medium-Large (40-60')
fall: Yellow, Orange, Red to purple fall color
London Planetreelatin: Platanus x acerifolia
size: Large (60-70')
fall: Dirty Yellow, Yellow Brown
Apple Serviceberrylatin: Amalanchier x grandiflora
size: Small (20-25')
fall: Orange and Red
Flowering Dogwoodlatin: Cornus florida
size: Small (15-30')
fall: Burgundy
Kousa Dogwoodlatin: Cornus kousa
size: Small
fall: Burgundy, orange, yellow
Cornelian Cherry Dogwoodlatin: Cornus mas
size: Small
fall: Not much fall color - green, red, yellow.
Redbudlatin: Cercis canadensis
size: Small
fall: Yellow
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Week 2 Plants (Covered Week 3)

Question Answer
Elmlatin: Ulmus sp.
size: Large
fall: Yellow
Chinese Elmlatin: Ulmus parvifolia
size: Medium
fall: Burgundy or yellow green
Yellowwoodlatin: Cladrastis kentukea
size: Medium
fall: Yellow
Mulberrylatin: Morus alba
size:
fall: Yellow
Bald Cypresslatin: Taxodium distichum
size: Large
fall: Russet brown
Dawn Redwoodlatin: Metasequoia glyptostroboides
size: Large
fall: Bronze Red, Burnt Orange
Catalpalatin: Catalpa speciosa
size: Large
fall: Dirty yellow, yellow green
Sassafraslatin: Sassafras albidum
size: Medium
fall: Yellow, orange, red
Washington Hawthornlatin: Crataegus phaenopyrum
size: Small
fall: Orange, Scarlet
Winter King Hawthornlatin: Crataegus virdis 'Winter King'
size: Small
fall: Yellow
Goldenraintreelatin: Koelreuteria paniculata
size: Small/Medium
fall: Yellow/Orange
Hackberrylatin: Celtis occidentalis
size: Large
fall: Yellow Green
Amur Honeysucklelatin: Lonicera maackii
size: Small
fall:
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Week 3 Plants (Covered Week 4)

Question Answer
Red Maplelatin: Acer rubrum
size: Medium
fall: Varies by tree. Yellow, yellow-green, orange-red
Silver Maplelatin: Acer saccharinum
size: Medium/Large
fall: Typically dirty yellow.
Norway Maplelatin: Acer platanoides
size: Medium/Large
fall: Yellow
Red Oaklatin: Quercus rubra
size: Large
fall: Red
White Oaklatin: Quercus alba
size: Large
fall: Brown/Red
Shingle Oaklatin: Quercus imbricaria
size: Medium Large
fall: Yellow Brown to Red
Bradford Pearlatin: Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'
size: Small Medium
fall: Yellow, Scarlet, Purple
American Beechlatin: Fagus grandifolia
size: Large
fall: Golden Brown
European Beechlatin: Fagus sylvatica
size: Medium/large
fall: Russet to golden bronze
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Week 4 Plants (Discussed week 5)

Question Answer
Saucer Magnolialatin: Magnolia x soulangiana
size: Small
fall: Yellow, dirty yellow
Cucumber Magnolialatin: Magnolia acuminata
size: Large
fall: Reddish brown to golden yellow
Evergreen Sweetbay Magnolialatin: Magnolia virginiana var. australis
size: Small-Medium
fall:
Southern Magnolialatin: Magnolia grandiflora
size: Medium-Large
fall:
Virginia Sweetspirelatin: Itea virginica
size: Small
fall: Orange, Red, Burgundy
Dwarf Fothergillalatin: Fothergilla gardenii
size: Small
fall:
Common Witchhazellatin: Hamamelis virginiana
size: Small
fall: Bright golden yellow. Varieties may differ
Ginkolatin: Ginko biloba
size: Large
fall: Yellow
River Birchlatin: Betula nigra
size: Large
fall: Yellow
Yoshino Cherrylatin: Prunus yedoensis
size: Medium
fall: Yellow Gold
Katsuralatin: Cercidiphyllum japonicum
size: Medium-Large
fall: Yellow/Apricot
Freeman Hybrid Maplelatin: Acer x freemanii
size:
fall: Pronounced red color
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