Tree identification can be daunting task. Approximately 80% of all trees in Vermont are the following nine species. There are an additional 40 trees species that total the remaining 20%. Some species are more locally abundant than others, but this guide highlights the most distinguishing features of each species.
Below are a series of short videos for each species to help identify the most distingusing features. Videos were created by Chittenden County Forester, Ethan Tapper.
Key tree identification terms explained here.