2021 Arbor Day Tree ID

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.

 

PLANT. LIVE. GROW.