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 terminal bud.

Possible Matches:

Family Genus Species common name
Aceraceae Acer barbatum Florida maple
Aceraceae Acer buergeranum trident maple
Aceraceae Acer circinatum vine maple
Aceraceae Acer glabrum Rocky Mountain maple
Aceraceae Acer griseum paperbark maple
Aceraceae Acer macrophyllum bigleaf maple
Aceraceae Acer negundo boxelder
Aceraceae Acer nigrum black maple
Aceraceae Acer pensylvanicum striped maple
Aceraceae Acer pseudoplatanus sycamore maple
Aceraceae Acer platanoides Norway maple
Aceraceae Acer rubrum red maple
Aceraceae Acer saccharum sugar maple
Aceraceae Acer spicatum mountain maple
Caprifoliaceae Diervilla lonicera northern bush-honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Kolkwitzia amabilis beautybush
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera maackii Amur honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum acerifolium mapleleaf viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum alnifolium hobblebush
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum dentatum arrowwood
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum lentago nannyberry
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum nudum possumhaw viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum opulus European cranberrybush viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum plicatum doublefile viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum prunifolium blackhaw
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum rhytidophyllum leatherleaf viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum rufidulum rusty blackhaw
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum trilobum highbush-cranberry
Caprifoliaceae Weigela florida old fashioned weigela
Cercidiphyllaceae Cercidiphyllum japonicum katsuratree
Cornaceae Cornus florida flowering dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus kousa kousa dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus mas cornelian cherry dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus nuttallii Pacific dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus amomum silky dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus sericea red-osier dogwood
Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea arborescens wild hydrangea
Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea quercifolia oakleaf hydrangea


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