Twig Key

So far you have made the following choices...

It could be one of the species in the table below. Let's narrow our choices by examining the twig for grooves or angles.

Possible Matches:

Family Genus Species common name
Aceraceae Acer campestre hedge maple
Aceraceae Acer ginnala Amur maple
Aceraceae Acer negundo boxelder
Aceraceae Acer palmatum Japanese maple
Aceraceae Acer rubrum red maple
Aceraceae Acer saccharinum silver maple
Calycanthaceae Calycanthus floridus common sweetshrub
Caprifoliaceae Abelia x grandiflora glossy abelia
Caprifoliaceae Kolkwitzia amabilis beautybush
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera involucrata twinberry
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera morrowii Morrow honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos albus snowberry
Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos orbiculatus coralberry
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum acerifolium mapleleaf viburnum
Cercidiphyllaceae Cercidiphyllum japonicum katsuratree
Ericaceae Kalmia angustifolia sheep laurel
Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea arborescens wild hydrangea
Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea paniculata panicle hydrangea
Loganiaceae Buddleia davidii butterfly-bush
Oleaceae Forsythia spp. forsythia
Oleaceae Fraxinus americana white ash
Oleaceae Fraxinus latifolia Oregon ash
Oleaceae Fraxinus quadrangulata blue ash
Oleaceae Ligustrum spp. privet
Rutaceae Phellodendron amurense Amur corktree


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