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Tree Identification By Elly Cotton There are about 100,000 different types of trees in the world. You can identify most trees by their unique leaves,

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3 There are about 100,000 different types of trees in the world. You can identify most trees by their unique leaves, bark, fruit, and seeds. This PowerPoint will teach you how to identify common trees in Michigan. Leaves Bark Fruit Seeds Oak Elm Mapl e Citations

4 Oak Leaf: Smooth curved lobes Bark: Scaly and rough to touch looks like it would pick of but Normally it doesn’t flake. Seed: A acorn is the nut of an Oak tree. They are Only a few cm big There are many different kinds of Oak trees and each type has unique leaf shape, Bark, and seeds Home Video on how to identify Oak Trees

5 Maple Leaf: Vein lobes with normally 3 big lobes and 3-9 main veins Seeds/Fruit: called Samaras, but are better known as “helicopters”. They come in pairs and have wings that are a Flattened papery tissue There are about 125 different kinds of maple trees. Each one has different characteristics that make them unique. Many differences are in their leaves by the Number of lobes there are, size, and visible veins. Home Video on Identifying Maples

6 ElmElm Leaf: Alternate simple leave. Usually uneven at the bottom. The edges are shared toothed Bark: as tree matures the bark turns to a dull grey. The texture is normally uneven ridges, But some types are smooth and sometimes flakey Seed/Fruit: The fruit of an Elm is a Samaras. They are small And round There are about 40 different kinds of Elms that are characterized by their minor differences Home

7 esNames/WhatTreeIsIt/IdentifybyName/CommonName/ElmSlippery/ElmSlipp ery.htmhttp://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/Sciences/BotanicalSciences/TreesFamili esNames/WhatTreeIsIt/IdentifybyName/CommonName/ElmSlippery/ElmSlipp ery.htm garryana.htmlhttp://tree-species.blogspot.com/2008/10/oregon-white-oak-quercus- garryana.html Sources for pictures Sources for Info Home


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