Master Species List

Category: Lab Documents Created: Wednesday, 18 August 2010 Last Updated: Monday, 27 August 2018

Species taught in dendrology labs will be off the master species list, although not all species may be taught. Taxonomy was last updated January 2016, and is subject to change.

Family Genus Species Common Name
Aceraceae Acer floridanum Florida maple
Aceraceae Acer negundo boxelder
Aceraceae Acer palmatum Japanese maple
Aceraceae Acer rubrum red maple
Aceraceae Acer saccharinum silver maple
Aceraceae Acer saccharum sugar maple
Agavaceae Yucca louisianensis Louisiana yucca
Anacardiaceae Pistacia chinensis Chinese pistache
Anacardiaceae Rhus aromatica fragrant sumac
Anacardiaceae Rhus copallinum winged sumac
Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra smooth sumac
Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron radicans poison-ivy
Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron vernix poison sumac
Annonaceae Asimina parviflora dwarf pawpaw
Annonaceae Asimina triloba pawpaw
Apocynaceae Trachelospermum difforme climbing dogbane
Aquifoliaceae Ilex ambigua Carolina holly
Aquifoliaceae Ilex coriacea tall gallberry holly
Aquifoliaceae Ilex decidua possumhaw
Aquifoliaceae Ilex opaca American holly
Aquifoliaceae Ilex verticillata common winterberry holly
Aquifoliaceae Ilex vomitoria yaupon
Aracaceae Arisaema triphyllum jack-in-the-pulpit*
Araliaceae Aralia spinosa devil's walkingstick
Araliaceae Hedera helix English ivy
Arecaceae Sabal minor dwarf palmetto
Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia tomentosa wolly dutchman's pipe
Asteraceae Baccharis halimifolia eastern baccharis
Berberidaceae Nandina domestica sacred bamboo
Berberidaceae Podophyllum peltatum mayapple*
Betulaceae Alnus serrulata hazel alder
Betulaceae Betula nigra river birch
Betulaceae Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam
Betulaceae Ostrya virginiana hophornbeam
Bignoniaceae Bignonia capreolata crossvine
Bignoniaceae Campsis radicans trumpet creeper
Bignoniaceae Catalpa speciosa northern catalpa
Cactaceae Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri Texas pricklypear
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera fragrantissima bush honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera maackii Amur honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Lonicera sempervirens coral honeysuckle
Caprifoliaceae Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis American black elderberry
Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos orbiculatus coralberry
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum acerifolium mapleleaf viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum dentatum arrowwood viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum nudum possumhaw viburnum
Caprifoliaceae Viburnum rufidulum rusty blackhaw
Celastraceae Euonymus americanus strawberry bush
Clethraceae Clethra alnifolia coastal sweetpepperbush
Clusiaceae Hypericum spp. Saint Johnswort
Cornaceae Cornus drummondii roughleaf dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus florida flowering dogwood
Cornaceae Cornus foemina stiff dogwood
Cornaceae Nyssa aquatica water tupelo
Cornaceae Nyssa biflora swamp tupelo
Cornaceae Nyssa sylvatica blackgum
Cupressaceae Cunninghamia lanceolata Chinese fir
Cupressaceae Juniperus virginiana eastern redcedar
Cupressaceae Metasequoia glyptostroboides dawn redwood
Cupressaceae Taxodium ascendens pond cypress
Cupressaceae Taxodium distichum bald cypress
Cyrillaceae Cyrilla racemiflora swamp titi
Dennstaedtiaceae Pteridium aquilinum brackenfern*
Dryopteridaceae Onoclea sensibilis sensitive fern*
Ebenaceae Diospyros virginiana common persimmon
Ericaceae Lyonia ligustrina hehuckleberry lyonia
Ericaceae Lyonia mariana piedmont staggerbush
Ericaceae Oxydendrum arboreum sourwood
Ericaceae Rhododendron canescens mountain azalea
Ericaceae Rhododendron oblongifolium Texas azalea
Ericaceae Vaccinium arboreum tree sparkleberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium elliottii Elliott's blueberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium fuscatum black highbush blueberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium spp. blueberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium stamineum deerberry
Ericaceae Vaccinium virgatum smallflower blueberry
Euphorbiaceae Ditrysinia fruticosa Gulf Sebastian-bush
Euphorbiaceae Triadica sebifera Chinese tallowtree
Fabaceae Albizia julibrissin silktree
Fabaceae Baptisia nuttalliana Nuttall's wild indigo
Fabaceae Cercis canadensis eastern redbud
Fabaceae Erythrina herbacea southeastern coralbean
Fabaceae Gleditsia aquatica waterlocust
Fabaceae Gleditsia triacanthos honeylocust
Fabaceae Pueraria montana kudzu
Fabaceae Rhynchosia latifolia broad-leaf snout-bean
Fabaceae Robinia pseudoacacia black locust
Fabaceae Sesbania drummondii Drummond rattlebox
Fabaceae Sesbania vesicaria bladderpod
Fabaceae Styphnolobium affine Texas sophora
Fabaceae Wisteria frutescens American wisteria
Fabaceae Wisteria sinensis Chinese wisteria
Fagaceae Castanea mollissima Chinese chestnut
Fagaceae Castanea pumila chinkapin
Fagaceae Fagus grandifolia American beech
Fagaceae Quercus acutissima sawtooth oak
Fagaceae Quercus alba white oak
Fagaceae Quercus falcata southern red oak
Fagaceae Quercus hemisphaerica Darlington oak
Fagaceae Quercus incana bluejack oak
Fagaceae Quercus laurifolia laurel oak
Fagaceae Quercus lyrata overcup oak
Fagaceae Quercus macrocarpa bur oak
Fagaceae Quercus marilandica blackjack oak
Fagaceae Quercus michauxii swamp chestnut oak
Fagaceae Quercus muehlenbergii chinkapin oak
Fagaceae Quercus nigra water oak
Fagaceae Quercus pagoda cherrybark oak
Fagaceae Quercus phellos willow oak
Fagaceae Quercus shumardii Shumard oak
Fagaceae Quercus similis bottomland post oak
Fagaceae Quercus stellata post oak
Fagaceae Quercus texana Nuttall oak
Fagaceae Quercus velutina black oak
Fagaceae Quercus virginiana live oak
Ginkgoaceae Ginkgo biloba ginkgo
Grossulariaceae Itea virginica Virginia sweetspire
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginiana witchhazel
Hamamelidaceae Liquidambar styraciflua sweetgum
Hippocastanaceae Aesculus pavia red buckeye
Juglandaceae Carya aquatica water hickory
Juglandaceae Carya cordiformis bitternut hickory
Juglandaceae Carya illinoinensis pecan
Juglandaceae Carya myristiciformis nutmeg hickory
Juglandaceae Carya ovalis red hickory
Juglandaceae Carya ovata shagbark hickory
Juglandaceae Carya texana black hickory
Juglandaceae Carya tomentosa mockernut hickory
Juglandaceae Juglans nigra black walnut
Lauraceae Lindera benzoin northern spicebush
Lauraceae Persea borbonia redbay
Lauraceae Sassafras albidum sassafras
Loganiaceae Gelsemium sempervirens evening trumpetflower
Lythraceae Lagerstroemia indica crapemyrtle
Magnoliaceae Liriodendron tulipifera yellow-poplar
Magnoliaceae Magnolia grandiflora southern magnolia
Magnoliaceae Magnolia macrophylla bigleaf magnolia
Magnoliaceae Magnolia virginiana sweetbay
Malvaceae Malvaviscus arboreus wax mallow
Meliaceae Melia azedarach Chinaberrytree
Menispermaceae Cocculus carolinus Carolina coralbead
Moraceae Maclura pomifera osage-orange
Moraceae Morus rubra red mulberry
Myricaceae Morella caroliniensis southern bayberry
Myricaceae Morella cerifera wax myrtle
Oleaceae Chionanthus virginicus white fringetree
Oleaceae Forestiera acuminata eastern swampprivet
Oleaceae Forestiera ligustrina upland swampprivet
Oleaceae Fraxinus americana white ash
Oleaceae Fraxinus caroliniana Carolina ash
Oleaceae Fraxinus pennsylvanica green ash
Oleaceae Ligustrum japonicum Japanese privet
Oleaceae Ligustrum sinense Chinese privet
Osmundaceae Osmunda cinnamomea cinnamon fern*
Osmundaceae Osmunda regalis royal fern*
Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis bloodroot*
Passifloraceae Passiflora incarnata purple passionflower
Passifloraceae Passiflora lutea yellow passionflower
Pinaceae Cedrus deodara Deodar cedar
Pinaceae Pinus echinata shortleaf pine
Pinaceae Pinus elliottii slash pine
Pinaceae Pinus glabra spruce pine
Pinaceae Pinus palustris longleaf pine
Pinaceae Pinus taeda loblolly pine
Pinaceae Pinus virginiana Virginia pine
Platanaceae Platanus occidentalis American sycamore
Poaceae Arundinaria gigantea giant cane
Polygonaceae Brunnichia ovata American buckwheat vine
Ranunculaceae Clematis spp. leather flower
Rhamnaceae Berchemia scandens Alabama supplejack
Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus New Jersey tea
Rhamnaceae Frangula caroliniana Carolina buckthorn
Rosaceae Amelanchier arborea downy juneberry
Rosaceae Aronia arbutifolia red chokeberry
Rosaceae Crataegus marshallii parsley hawthorn
Rosaceae Crataegus opaca riverflat hawthorn
Rosaceae Crataegus spp. hawthorn
Rosaceae Crataegus viridis green hawthorn
Rosaceae Prunus angustifolia Chickasaw plum
Rosaceae Prunus caroliniana Carolina laurelcherry
Rosaceae Prunus mexicana Mexican plum
Rosaceae Prunus serotina black cherry
Rosaceae Prunus umbellata flatwoods plum
Rosaceae Pyrus calleryana Callery pear
Rosaceae Rosa multiflora multiflora rose
Rosaceae Rubus spp. blackberry
Rubiaceae Cephalanthus occidentalis common buttonbush
Rubiaceae Mitchella repens partridgeberry
Rutaceae Poncirus trifoliata trifoliate orange
Rutaceae Ptelea trifoliata common hoptree
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum clava-herculis Hercules' club
Salicaceae Populus alba European white poplar
Salicaceae Populus deltoides eastern cottonwood
Salicaceae Salix babylonica weeping willow
Salicaceae Salix nigra black willow
Sapindaceae Sapindus saponaria soapberry
Sapotaceae Sideroxylon lanuginosum chittamwood
Scrophulariaceae Paulownia tomentosa royal paulownia
Simaroubaceae Ailanthus altissima tree of heaven
Smilacaceae Smilax bona-nox saw greenbrier
Smilacaceae Smilax glauca cat greenbrier
Smilacaceae Smilax hispida bristly greenbrier
Smilacaceae Smilax laurifolia laurel greenbrier
Smilacaceae Smilax rotundifolia roundleaf greenbrier
Smilacaceae Smilax smallii lanceleaf greenbrier
Smilacaceae Smilax spp. greenbrier
Styracaceae Halesia diptera two-wing silverbell
Styracaceae Halesia tetraptera Carolina silverbell
Styracaceae Styrax americanus American snowbell
Styracaceae Styrax grandifolius bigleaf snowbell
Symplocaceae Symplocos tinctoria common sweetleaf
Tiliaceae Tilia americana var. americana American basswood
Tiliaceae Tilia americana var. caroliniana Carolina basswood
Tiliaceae Tilia americana var. heterophylla white basswood
Ulmaceae Celtis laevigata sugarberry
Ulmaceae Planera aquatica planertree
Ulmaceae Ulmus alata winged elm
Ulmaceae Ulmus americana American elm
Ulmaceae Ulmus crassifolia cedar elm
Ulmaceae Ulmus parvifolia Chinese elm
Ulmaceae Ulmus pumila Siberian elm
Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra slippery elm
Ulmaceae Zelkova serrata Japanese zelkova
Verbenaceae Callicarpa americana American beautyberry
Verbenaceae Lantana urticoides Texas lantana
Vitaceae Ampelopsis cordata heartleaf peppervine
Vitaceae Cissus trifoliata sorrelvine
Vitaceae Nekemias arborea peppervine
Vitaceae Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper
Vitaceae Vitis aestivalis summer grape
Vitaceae Vitis rotundifolia muscadine grape

*Denotes a non-woody species. These are listed only because we'll see them on several of our lab sites.

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Site Statistics

Species: 207 | Genera: 122 | Families: 67

All Photos: 2063 | Leaf Photos: 622 | Twig Photos: 511 | Bark Photos: 353 | Fruit Photos: 274 | Photos per Species: 10.0

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