Dendrology

Acer tataricum-Tatar maple

Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Acer Section: Acer sect. Ginnala Species: A. tataricum Binomial name Acer tataricum Characteristics Acer tataricum is a deciduous shrub or tree from the Sapindaceae family. It grows to 10 m in height, forming an irregularly branched canopy. The root system is …

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Acer obtusatum

Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Acer Species: A. obtusatum Characteristics-Acer obtusatum Acer obtusatum (Waldst. Et Kit. ex Willd). It is a deciduous shrub or tree of the Sapindaceae family. It grows up to 20 meters high, the treetop is wide and branched. The root system …

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Rhus coriaria, commonly called Sicilian sumac

Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: R. coriaria Characteristics Siciliam sumac (Rhus coriaria L.) is a deciduous shrub or low tree from the family Anacardiaceae. It grows 1-3 meters high. The root system is superficial and densely branched. The bark is thin, gray-brown, …

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Fraxinus americana, the white ash or American ash

Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Lamiales Family: Oleaceae Genus: Fraxinus Section: Fraxinus sect. Melioides Species: F. americana Characteristics American ash (Fraxinus americana L.) is a deciduous tree from the olive family (Oleaceae). It grows to 40 m in height. The name white ash derives from the glaucous undersides of the …

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Acer saccharum, the sugar maple or rock maple

Acer saccharum – Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Acer Species: A. saccharum Characteristics Sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marshall) is a deciduous tree from the Sapindaceae family. It grows to 30 m in height, the canopy is thick and oval. The bark is brownish-gray and …

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