THE BORDER LIFE
 

TREES OF DUKE HOMESTEAD STATE HISTORIC SITE

Compiled by Riverdave Owen

4-29-2021

Total species: 40 


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

           White Oak subgroup:

__White Oak - Quercus alba

__Post Oak - Quercus stellata

           Black Oak subgroup:

__Spanish Oak - Quercus falcata

__Willow Oak - Quercus phellos

__Pin Oak - Quercus palustris


CYPRESS FAMILY - CUPRESSACEAE 

__Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana


DOGWOOD FAMILY - CORNACEAE

__Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida


ELM FAMILY - ULMACEAE

__American Elm - Ulmus americana

__Winged Elm - Ulmus alata

__Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis 


HOLLY FAMILY - AQUIFOLIACEAE

__American Holly - Ilex opaca


LAUREL FAMILY - LAURACEAE

__Sassafras - Sassafras albidum


LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE

__Eastern Rebud - Cercis canadensis

__Honey Locust - Gleditsia triancanthos - (Central USA)


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera 

__Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora - (Southern Coastal USA)


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACAE

__Red Maple - Acer rubrum

__Florida Maple - Acer floridanum

__River Maple (box elder) - Acer negundo


MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE 

__Red Mulberry - Morus rubra


MYRTLE FAMILY - MYRICACEAE

__Wax-Myrtle - Myrica cerifera - (Eastern U.S. Coastal Plain)


OLEASTER FAMILY - ELAEAGNACEAE

__Autumn Olive - Elaeagnus umbellata - (Asia)


OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEAE

__White Ashe - Fraxinus americana

__Fringetree - Chionanthus virginicus

__Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense - (Asia)

__Japanese Privet - Ligustrum japonica - (Asia)


PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE

__Shortleaf Pine - Pinus echinata 

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda

__Eastern White Pine - Pinus Strobus  

 

ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina


SUMAC FAMILY - ANACARDIACEAE

__Winged Sumac - Rhus copallinum


SWEETGUM FAMILY - ALTINGIACEAE

__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua 


TUPELO FAMILY - NYSSACEAE 

__Blackgum - Nyssa sylvatica


VIBURNUM FAMILY - CAPRIFOLIACEAE

__Downy Arrrowwood - Viburnum rafinesquianum

__Black Haw - Viburnum prunifolium

 

WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Black Walnut - Juglans nigra 

__Shagbark Hickory - Carya ovata

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa 

__Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra 

__Pecan - Carya illinoensis - (Mississippi Valley USA)