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Group F - Winter Tree Identification

GROUP F - Betulaceae, Hamamelidaceae and Tiliaceae

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Group F - Betulaceae - Hamamelidaceae - Tiliaceae
Betulaceae - Birch Family
Alnus glutinosa - European Alder

  

Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, full view of tree Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, male catkins Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, winter cones
Betula nigra - River Birch

  

Betula nigra - River birch bark Betula nigra - River birch buds in winter Betula nigra - River birch  winter identification, male catkins
Betula populifolia 'Whitespire' - Gray Birch

  

Betula populifolia 'Whitespire' - Grey birch bark in winter Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch twig, bud and remains of female catkin showing a few seeds. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch twig, buds, female catkins that matured in previous season, and a male catkin for next season.
Carpinus betulus - European hornbeam

  

Carpinus betulus European hornbeam photo of winter habit Carpinus betulus European hornbeam photo of winter buds Carpinus betulus European hornbeam photo of winter habit
Carpinus caroliniana - American Hornbeam

  

Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam winter habit Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam winter buds Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam fruit and leaf
Corylus americana - American Hazelnut

  

Corylus americana - American hazelnut - catkins in winter Corylus americana - American hazelnut dried fruit may remain in winter if the squirrels don't get them Corylus americana - American hazelnut expanded catkins
Corylus avellana 'Contorta' - Harry Lauder's Walking Stick

  

Corylus avellana 'Contorta' - Harry Lauder's Walking Stick Corylus avellana 'Contorta' - Harry Lauder's Walking Stick Corylus avellana 'Contorta' - Harry Lauder's Walking Stick
Corylus colurna - Turkish hazelnut

  

Corylus colurna - Turkish hazelnut tree in spring Corylus colurna - Turkish hazelnut catkins Corylus colurna - Turkish hazelnut bud
Ostrya virginiana - Hop Hornbeam

  

Ostrya virginiana - Hophornbeam, Ironwood winter identification cat scratch bark Ostrya virginiana - Hophornbeam, Ironwood winter identification catkins on tree, most in groups of 3 closeup Ostrya virginiana - Hophornbeam, Ironwood, buds, twigs in fall
Hamamelidaceae - Witch-hazel Family
Hamamelis vernalis - Vernal witch-hazel

  

Hamamelis vernalis buds in November Hamamelis vernalis empty fruit capsules may persist through the winter. Photo taken in March Hamamelis vernalis flowers in March
Hamamelis virginiana - Common witch-hazel

  

Hamamelis virginiana - Common witch-hazel winter identification habit Hamamelis virginiana - Common witch-hazel winter identification habit Hamamelis virginiana - Common witch-hazel winter identification branches, dried fruit capsules
Fothergilla gardenii - Dwarf fothergilla, Dwarf witch-alder

  

Fothergilla gardenii - Dwaf witch-alder, Dwarf fothergilla three shrubs.

No winter or spring photos at this time

Fothergilla gardenii - Dwaf witch-alder, Dwarf fothergilla closeup of leaves. Fothergilla gardenii - Dwaf witch-alder, Dwarf fothergilla closeup of leaves.
Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweet Gum

  

Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum bud photo taken in March Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum, empty fruit husk hanging on tree, photo taken in March Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum trunk and bark
Tiliaceae - Basswood Family
Tilia americana - American basswood

  

American basswood fruit, buds and bracts in winter American basswood bark Amverican basswood sequence from bud to bud
Tilia cordata - Littleleaf Linden

  

Tilia cordata - Little-leaved Linden photo of full tree in winter Tilia cordata - Little-leaved Linden - branches and buds in winter Tilia cordata - Little-leaved Linden - branches and buds in spring
Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond linden

  

Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond Linden photo of  top of tree in winter showing redness of previous seasons twigs Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond Linden photo of  winter buds and bract Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond Linden photo of winter buds
Tilia tomentosa - Silver Linden

  

Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond Linden photo of  top of tree in winter showing redness of previous seasons twigs Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond Linden photo of winter buds Tilia 'Redmond' - Redmond Linden photo of  winter buds and bract
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