Trees and Shrubs at the House at Turtle Pond

Autumn Trees
Autumn Trees at The House at Turtle Pond

This is just the start of my attempt to catalogue the amazing diversity of trees and shrubs that grow on our 2.25 acres. I will add to this as I have time to work at identifying what I see – already I have learned so much! I will also add in photos at my leisure.

Basswood / American Linden

Tilia americana
(Linden Family, Mallow Family)
Native

Bebb’s Willow

Salix bebbiana (willow family)
Native

Beech

Birch

Blue Spruce

Common Buckthorn

Rhamnus cathartica
(Buckthorn family)
NON-NATIVE
INVASIVE

Common Juniper

Juniperus communis L.
(Juniper or cypress family)
Native

Cottonwood

Populus delotides
(Willow family)
Native

Eastern Hop Hornbeam / Ironwood

Ostrya virginiana (birch family)
Native

Eastern Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana
(Cypress Family
Native)

Eastern White Cedar

Thuja occidentalis
(Cypress family)
Native

Eastern White Pine

Pinus strobus
(Pine family)
Native

Elm

Fir

Flowering Raspberry

Rubus odoratus
(Rose family)
Native

Highbush Crtanberry/ Crampbark

Viburnum trilobum Marshall
(Honeysuckle family)
Questionably Native!

Maple

Nannyberry

Viburnum lentago
(Muskroot / Honeysuckle family)
Native

Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius
(Rose family)
Native

Prickly Wild Rose

Rosa acicularis
(Rose family)
Native

Pussy Willow

Salix discolor
(Willow family)
Native
(planted 2021)

Red Oak

Quercus rubra L.
(beech family)
Native

Red Osier Dogwood

Cornus stolonifera
(Dogwood family)
Native

Red Pine

Red-berried Elderberry

Sambucus racemosa
(Muskroot family/ Honeysuckle family)
Native

Serviceberry

Amelanchier Canadensis
(Rose family)
Native

Shagbark hickory/ Shellbark Hickory

Carya ovata
(Walnut Family)
Native

Showy Mountain Ash

Sorbus decora
(Rose family)
Native

Silky Dogwood

Cornus obliqua
(Dogwood family)
Native

Spicebush

Lindera benzoin
(Laurel family)
Native

Staghorn Sumach

Rhus typhina
(Sumac family)
Native

Weeping Willow

Salix babylonica
(Willow family)
NON-NATIVE

White Ash

Fraxinus americana (olive family)
Native

Winterberry

Ilex verticillata
(Holly family)
Native