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Tree ID: 104
Date of tree entry: February 7, 2019
This tree is on the slope leading to Marsh Botannical Gardens. It leans downhill and gives a delicate impression with one short trunk and seven thinner trunks branching off. It has a scaly bark and blooms in June. While most American smoketrees have short trunks, this tree has an especially short...
Tree ID: 103
Date of tree entry: February 7, 2019
The Seven Son Flower comes from the mountains of Central China, where it received its name for the flowers that come in clusters of seven. A cousin of the honeysuckle, this small tree is known for its colorful bark and beautiful white flowers that bloom in early fall.
Tree ID: 106
Date of tree entry: February 7, 2019
Hidden among the foliage near Marsh Botanical Gardens, this tree is hard to come across. In order to access this tree, one must have climbed through slushy mud or a sea of beautiful angiosperms, depending on the season. This tree is fairly large, standing at nearly twenty four meters tall. Aside...
Tree ID: 105
Date of tree entry: February 7, 2019
Larix laricina, commonly referred to as the tamarack or American larch (USDA symbol LALA), is a slender, conical-shaped tree belonging to the Pinaceae (Pine) family that grows 40 to 80 feet tall. The larch species is the only known deciduous conifers aside from the bald cypress. Just like other...
Tree ID: 100
Date of tree entry: February 6, 2019
This elegant pine tree sits atop the Marsh Gardens, next to the walkway of Greeley Memorial Laboratory. It towers above the other trees and plants in the immediate surroundings. As an evergreen, it keeps its green foliage throughout the winter, while its neighbors shed their leaves.
Tree ID: 97
Date of tree entry: February 6, 2019
This deciduous tree is found throughout the United States, mostly east of the Mississippi on the continental US and in southern Ontario, but also with significant populations in Lousiana, Missouri, and Texas. Elevation-wise, it prefers to grow low on highlands of up to 3,000 ft. Further, it is also...
Tree ID: 99
Date of tree entry: February 6, 2019
The Formosa Sweet Gum tree is a deciduous tree native to Asia and North America. At full growth, it can reach up to 40 meters tall. This eudicot grows mostly in woodland areas in warm temperate zones. It is known for its beautiful red and yellow color and grows best in moist soils. Interestingly,...
Tree ID: 101
Date of tree entry: February 6, 2019
Originating from Iran, this Persian Ironwood is situated in a patch of grass, between two other trees. While the tree may be small in width, it makes up for its narrow base with a plethora of branches, and orange leaves. The gray-green bark complements small flowering buds that reveal deep red...
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Tree ID: 96
Date of tree entry: February 6, 2019
This tree is known for its papery, peeling bark and distinctive orange-red color.
Tree ID: 102
Date of tree entry: February 6, 2019
The regal Morus alba sits in the center of the Marsh Botanical Gardens. It stands alone at a strong 6.7 m, providing shade for those who sit underneath its branches. The morus alba is a deciduous tree, losing its leaves in the fall, but beginning to bud in the spring.

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