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Children's Forest

Children's Forest

Trees of the children's forest.

The Children's Forest is an educational tool for youngsters, however interesting for adults too.

Children's Forest Identification Guide:
(number corresponds to marker by tree)

  1. Thundercloud Plum
  2. Douglas Fir
  3. Pin Oak
  4. Black Hills Spruce
  5. Hemlock
  6. Box Elder
  7. Zelkirk Crabapple
  8. Sweet Gum
  9. Tulip
  10. Bur Oak
  11. Swamp White Oak
  12. Shingle Oak
  13. Red Leaf Maple
  14. Gray Dogwood
  15. Sugar Maple
  16. White Ash
  17. White Birch
  18. River Birch
  19. Chinese Elm
  20. Cottonless Cottonwood
  21. Blue Ash
  22. Butternut
  23. Zabel: Honeysuckle
  24. Burning Bush
  25. Green Ash
  26. Chinese Chestnut
  27. Common Lilac
  28. Red Maple
  29. White Pine
  30. Sycamore
  31. Little Leaf Linden
  32. Tree Lilac
  33. Honey Locust
  34. Kentucky Coffee
  35. Red Oak
  36. Purple Ash
  37. Magnolia
  38. Washington Hawthorn
  39. Bald Cypress
  40. Beech
  41. White Spruce
  42. Russian Olive
  43. Bristlecone Pine
  44. Amur Maple
  45. Amur Cork
  46. Red Pine
  47. Johnny Apple Seed
  48. Mountain Ash
  49. Norway Maple
  50. Scotch Pine
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