So far you have made the following choices...
- deciduous leaves
- alternate arrangement
- lacking spines
- three or fewer end buds
- scaly end buds
- three bundle scars per leaf scar
- end buds are tall, pointed or large
- leaf scars are narrow
- twig is zig-zag
- pubescence present on either the twig or bud
It could be one of the species in the table below.
Family Genus Species common name Betulaceae Betula alleghaniensis yellow birch Betulaceae Betula nigra river birch Betulaceae Corylus americana American hazel Betulaceae Ostrya virginiana hophornbeam Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica European beech Grossulariaceae Ribes sanguineum red-flowering currant Rosaceae Amelanchier alnifolia Pacific serviceberry Rosaceae Amelanchier arborea serviceberry Rosaceae Malus spp. apple Tiliaceae Tilia tomentosa silver linden