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You selected:  "Single" needles
that are flattened.

  3.  Does the underside of the needles  wpeF.jpg (1022 bytes)
        have two white lines? 
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  3.  Is the underside of the needles
       just green without white lines?
       Did the sample come from a shrub?
       If so, try Canada yew.


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.

To see the entire conifer key on one page, click HERE.
Click HERE to return to the home page.

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 or call 906-786-1575. 

wpe5.jpg (2127 bytes)U.P. TREE  IDENTIFICATION  KEY
from Michigan State University Extension