TREE

 

IDENTICATION

 

BOOKLET  

 

 

   BY BAILEY ALLMAN 

 

Location: Central and upper Northeastern United

 

states 

 

Uses: widely used as an

 

ornamental treerustic fencing and posts, lumber,

 

poles, shingles and in the construction of log

 

cabins

 

Height at full grown: 50 to 60 Feet 

Nothern White

Cedar 

 

(Thuja Occidentalis)  

 

Location:  Northern Eastern America 

 

 

Uses:widely used in shelterbelts and

 

wildlife plantings, furniture, interior

 

paneling, novelties, and fence posts. 

 

 

Height at full grown: 25 to 30 feet 

RED CEDAR

 (Juniperus virginiana) 

 

Location: Eastern and Central

 

Canada and Northeastern

 

United States 

   

Uses: Christmas Trees 

 

Height at full grown: 46-66ft 

       Balsam Fir

 (Abies balsamea)

 

Location: Eastern North America 

 

 

Use: Hemlocks are used to make

 

medicine  

 

 

Height at full grown: 35-45 ft 

Hemlock

      (Tsuga canadensis) 

 

 

Location: Flora of the  Great

 

Lakes region

 

 Use: pulpwood,  lumber for

 

construction,telephone poles, fence

 

posts, mine timbers, and railroad ties

 

 Height at fully grown: 50-70ft

          Jack Pine 

(Pinus banksiana) 

 

Location: Northern United States and

 

Canada 

 

Uses: Mostly used for Christmas trees

 

Height at fully grown: 80Ft-120Ft

Red or Norway Pine (Pinus resinosa) 

 

Location: Eastern North America and

 

Southern Canada

 

Uses: lumber for construction, pulp

 

(paper), cabinets, furniture, door frames,

 

boats, coffins, matches, paneling, boxes,

 

and crates.

 

Height at fully grown: 100Ft-150Ft

White Pine 

(Pinus strobus)

 

Location:

 

Uses:Fish traps, snowshoes frames,drying

 

rack

 

Height at fully grown:30Ft-60Ft

 

 

Black Spruce

(Picea mariana)

 

Location:Northern America and Central

 

Alaska 

 

Uses:pulpwood and lumber for various construction, prefab

 

houses, mobile homes, furniture, boxes and crates, and

 

pallets, house logs, musical instruments, and paddles.

 

Height at fully grown:60Ft-100Ft

 

White Spruce

(Picea glauca)

 

Location:Eastern North America 

 

Uses:Snowshoes, utility poles, posts, rough lumber,

 

boxes, crates,and paper 

 

Height at fully grown: 30Ft-60Ft

Tamarack or Larch (Larix laricina)

 

Location: Northeastern America and Eastern

 

Canada eastern Canada

 

Uses:Comerciallumber 

 

Height at fully grown:50Ft-75Ft 

Black Ash

(Fraxinus nigra)

 

Location: Eastern and Central North

 

America 

 

 

Uses:Commercial lumber

 

 

Height at fully grown: 50-60Ft

Green Ash

(Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. lanceolata)

 

Location: Eastern and Centeral North America 

 

Uses: Tools handles, baseball bats

 

Height at fully grown: 70-90Ft 

White Ash

(Fraxinus americana) 

 

 

Location: Eastern North America 

 

Uses:woven throughout the folklore of

 

many regions as a ward against evil

 

beings

 

Height at fully grown: 20-30Ft

Mountain Ash (Sorbus americana)

 

Location: Eastern North America 

 

Uses:Carvings, lumber, musical instruments,

 

veneer, plywood, and wood pulp and fiber products.

 

Height at fully grown:60-80Ft

Basswood or Linden

(Tilia americana)