Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Trees

No description
by

Renee Bachman

on 30 April 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Trees

Trees Gymnosperms These plants do not have flowers as commonly accepted. They produce seeds on a scale of a cone. Most are evergreen with needle-like, linear, or scale-like leaves. Pine Family
Pinaceae Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus
A tall upland tree
*needles are thin
*2-4 inches long
*bundles of 5
(w-h-i-t-e) Eastern Hemlock (60-70 feet
*silvery foliage
*small needles
*perfect tiny cones White Spruce Picea glauca
*large coniferous evergreen
50-100 feet tall
bark thin scaly-flakes off
in circular plates Angiosperms These are true flowering plants which produce seeds within a fruit. Conifers Hardwoods Maple family
Aceraceae Red Maple Acer rubrum

*widespread
*very common in eastern U.S.
* reaches about 50 ft.
*flowers, twigs and seeds are all red
*Fall leaves are a brilliant scarlet
*known as Swamp Maple
*Leaves are light green and the underside is whitish.
*The leaf stalks are usually red and are up to 10 cm (3.9 in) long.
*3-5 lobes
*2-4 inches long and wide Deciduous Sugar Maple Acer saccharum

*native to northeastern forest of North America
*82-115 ft high
*known for bright fall foliage and primary source of maple sugar
*leaves 7.9 inches long andwide
*5 palmate lobes
*The fruit is a double samara with two winged seeds, Chinese Maple Pea Family Robinia pseudoacacia
* sub family Faboideae
* Black Locust Fabaceae Acer palmatum
*15-25 ft tall
*introduced species
*used mainly in landscaping
*leaves are 4-12 cm long
*lobed with five, seven, or nine
acutely pointed lobes
*The fruit is a pair of winged samaras The Beech Family
Fagaceae Pin Oak Quercus palustris
* Oaks-Quercus
sub group of Fagaceae White Oak Norway Maple Beech Tree Norway Spruce Picea abies
*Non-native, invasive species The Magnolia Family
Magnoliaceae Saucer Magnolia
* Tulip Tree Liriodendron
*Tuliptree is the tallest tree of eastern forests
*straightest trunks,
*over 100 feet tall with 4 foot diameters, Red Oak Quercus Rubra
* Star Magnolia
*Magnolia stellata
*15 to 20 ft) in height Fragus
*sparsely toothed leaves
*5–15 cm long and 4–10 cm broad The Willow Family
Salicaceas Weeping Willow
*Salix babylonica
*30-50 ft. high
*branchlettes hang vertically
*narrow leaves
*old world tree (China) Balsam Poplar
*Populus balsamifera
*75-100 ft high
*shiny dark green leaves
alternate, oval to wedge shaped, and finely serrated
*long pale yellow green catkins, The bark is smooth, yellowish-grey on younger trees,
but bark grows thick and deeply grooved with age. The Walnut Family
*Juglandaceae: Black Walnut
Juglans nigra
*rapidly growing
*up to 70 ft high
*Compound leaves
*7-17 leaflets
*buds are wooly
*Edible nuts Shagbark Hickory
Carya ovata
*common hickory in the east
*compound leaves are broad and flat
*5 to 7 leaflets, terminal 3 are much larger
*bark is shaggy
*edible nuts Young tree mature tree The Basswood Family
Tiliaceae American Basswood
Tilia americana
*native to New England
*heart shaped toothed leaves
*snall nutlets
*buds are green to bright red
with 2-3 visible scales
*inner bark can be twisted into cord
*Yellow bellied woodpeckers love this tree Dawn Redwood
Metasequoia
*non-native (China)
*200 ft high Boxelder Ash
Acer negundo
*Called Ashleaf Maple
*33–82 ft. tall
*often has several trunks
*compound leaves 3-7 leaflets
(2-4 inches long)
seeds are paired samaras
*
Full transcript