HARDWOOD
SUMMER ID KEY

mapleleaves.jpg (4406 bytes)

You selected:  compound leaves with small,
evenly spaced teeth along the leaf margin.

  4.  Usually 9 to 11 leaflets.  wpe15.jpg (1050 bytes)
        The leaflets do not have stems.
        The sample came from a swamp tree.
        If so, try black ash.

          or

  4.  There are 5 to 9 leaflets.  wpe15.jpg (1050 bytes)
        The leaflets have stems.
        The sample probably came from an
        upland areas (dry soils).  wpeF.jpg (1022 bytes)

If you're not sure what the words mean,
click on the
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CAREFULLY read each option
on the right.  Pick the one
that is closest to your sample
or describes what you
remember from where you
saw the tree.  Click on the
"key" icon
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next set of choices.


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This site created and maintained by Bill Cook, MSU Extension Forester for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.   Editing and modification is ongoing.  Submit suggestions, questions, and corrections to cookwi@msu.edu or call 906-786-1575. 

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