Leaf Key


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It could be one of the species in the table below. Let's narrow our choices based on leaf thickness.

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Family Genus Species common name
Anacardiaceae Cotinus obovatus American smoketree
Annonaceae Annona glabra pond apple
Aquifoliaceae Ilex cornuta Chinese holly
Aquifoliaceae Ilex glabra inkberry
Aquifoliaceae Ilex opaca American holly
Araliaceae Hedera helix English ivy
Buxaceae Buxus sempervirens boxwood
Ebenaceae Diospyros virginiana persimmon
Ericaceae Arbutus menziesii Pacific madrone
Ericaceae Arctostaphylos columbiana hairy manzanita
Ericaceae Arctostaphylos patula green manzanita
Ericaceae Arctostaphylos viscida whiteleaf manzanita
Ericaceae Kalmia latifolia mountain laurel
Ericaceae Lyonia lucida fetterbush lyonia
Ericaceae Rhododendron calendulaceum flame azalea
Ericaceae Rhododendron canescens swamp azalea
Ericaceae Rhododendron catawbiense Catawba rhododendron
Ericaceae Rhododendron macrophyllum Pacific rhododendron
Ericaceae Rhododendron maximum great rhododendron
Ericaceae Rhododendron nudiflorum pink azalea
Ericaceae Rhododendron occidentale western azalea
Ericaceae Vaccinium arboreum sparkleberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium parvifolium red huckleberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium vacillans lowbush blueberry
Fagaceae Lithocarpus densiflorus tanoak
Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis canyon live oak
Fagaceae Quercus hemisphaerica Darlington oak
Fagaceae Quercus imbricaria shingle oak
Fagaceae Quercus laurifolia laurel oak
Fagaceae Quercus prinus chestnut oak
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginiana witch-hazel
Lauraceae Lindera benzoin spicebush
Lauraceae Sassafras albidum sassafras
Liliaceae Smilax glauca catbrier
Liliaceae Smilax laurifolia laurel greenbrier
Moraceae Maclura pomifera osage-orange
Magnoliaceae Magnolia acuminata cucumbertree
Magnoliaceae Magnolia fraseri Fraser magnolia
Magnoliaceae Magnolia grandiflora southern magnolia
Magnoliaceae Magnolia virginiana sweetbay magnolia
Moraceae Ficus aurea strangler fig
Nyssaceae Nyssa aquatica water tupelo
Nyssaceae Nyssa biflora swamp tupelo
Rhamnaceae Berchemia scandens supplejack
Rhamnaceae Rhamnus purshiana Cascara buckthorn
Rosaceae Cercocarpus ledifolius curlleaf mountain-mahogany
Rosaceae Oemleria cerasiformis Indian-plum
Solanaceae Solanum dulcamara bitter nightshade
Symplocaceae Symplocos tinctoria common sweetleaf

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