Classwork has to come first. This site is an outgrowth of the
Virginia Tech Dendrology (Tree ID) class
Woody Plants in North America
... it's more than just a textbook.
Students have been printing our
class notes for nearly 20 years. Photo rich and plainly written, they provide information on well over 1000 North American trees, shrubs and vines.
can tell you all the shrubs with white flowers
where you are standing
. Get it for
dichotomous (traditional) leaf key
, or just tell the database what you know with our
Knowing the meaning help with learning the words.
Landowner Fact Sheets
Learn more about common trees.
will entertain your tree-related questions.
Most Virginia Tech campus trees ID'd for you on a clickable map!
Compiled by the Native Tree Society, this database is our most reliable record of dimensional maximums.
Neil Pederson's Eastern Old List, our most reliable record of longevity maximums
Big, old, or just plain cool.
VA Big Trees
Virginia's champion trees, by points.
National Big Tree Register
National champion trees, by points.
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Think you know it all?
in Montgomery County?
Street Tree Selector
Describe a site and get some possible planting solutions.
Descriptions and images.