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Scientific Names of North Carolina Trees
Gymnosperms

Abies fraseri
Cedrus deodara
Chamaecyparis thyoides
Cryptomeria japonica
Cunninghamia lanceolata
Ginkgo biloba
Juniperus communis ssp. depressa
Juniperus virginiana
Larix decidua
Picea abies
Picea rubens
Pinus clausa
Pinus echinata
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii
Pinus palustris
Pinus pungens
Pinus resinosa
Pinus rigida
Pinus serotina
Pinus strobus
Pinus taeda
Pinus thunbergiana
Pinus virginiana
Platycladus orientalis
Taxodium distichum var. distichum
Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium
Thuja occidentalis
Tsuga canadensis
Tsuga caroliniana


Angiosperms

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V Z

Angiosperms A

Acer barbatum
Acer leucoderme
Acer negundo
Acer nigrum
Acer palmatum
Acer pensylvanicum
Acer platanoides
Acer pseudoplatanus
Acer rubrum
Acer rubrum var. trilobum
Acer saccharinum
Acer saccharum var. saccharum
Acer spicatum
Aesculus flava
Aesculus hippocastanum
Aesculus pavia
Aesculus sylvatica
Ailanthus altissima
Albizia julibrissin
Alnus crispa
Alnus serrulata
Amelanchier arborea
Amelanchier canadensis
Amelanchier laevis
Amelanchier sanguinea
Aralia spinosa
Asimina parviflora
Asimina triloba

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Angiosperms B

Baccharis halimifolia
Betula alleghaniensis
Betula cordifolia
Betula lenta
Betula nigra
Betula pendula
Betula populifolia
Betula pubescens
Broussonetia papyrifera

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Angiosperms C

Camellia japonica
Camellia sasanqua
Camellia sinensis
Carpinus caroliniana var. caroliniana
Carya alba
Carya aquatica
Carya carolinae-septentrionalis
Carya cordiformis
Carya glabra
Carya illinoinensis
Carya laciniosa
Carya myristiciformis
Carya ovata
Carya pallida
Castanea dentata
Castanea mollissima
Castanea pumila var. pumila
Catalpa bignonioides
Catalpa speciosa
Celtis laevigata
Celtis occidentalis
Celtis tenuifolia
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis
Chionanthus virginicus
Cinnamomum camphora
Cladrastis kentukea
Clethra acuminata
Cornus alternifolia
Cornus florida
Cornus foemina
Corylus americana
Corylus cornuta
Cotinus coggygria
Cotinus obovatus
Crataegus aestivalis
Crataegus calpodendron
Crataegus coccinea
Crataegus crus-galli
Crataegus flabellata
Crataegus flava

Crataegus marshallii
Crataegus phaenopyrum
Crataegus punctata
Crataegus spathulata
Crataegus succulenta
Crataegus uniflora
Crataegus viridis
Cudrania tricuspidata
Cyrilla racemiflora

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Angiosperms D

Diospyros virginiana 

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Angiosperms E

Euonymus atropurpureus

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Angiosperms F

Fagus grandifolia
Ficus carica
Firmiana simplex
Frangula caroliniana
Fraxinus americana var. americana
Fraxinus americana var. biltmoreana
Fraxinus caroliniana
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Fraxinus profunda

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Angiosperms G

Gleditsia triacanthos
Gordonia lasianthus
Gymnocladus dioicus

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Angiosperms H

Halesia tetraptera
Hamamelis virginiana
Hibiscus syriacus
Hovenia dulcis

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Angiosperms I

Ilex ambigua
Ilex amelanchier
Ilex cassine var. cassine
Ilex collina
Ilex coriacea
Ilex cornuta
Ilex crenata
Ilex decidua var. decidua
Ilex laevigata
Ilex longipes
Ilex montana
Ilex myrtifolia
Ilex opaca var. opaca
Ilex verticillata
Ilex vomitoria

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Angiosperms J

Juglans cinerea 
Juglans nigra

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Angiosperms K

Kalmia latifolia
Koelreuteria paniculata

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Angiosperms L

Lagerstroemia indica
Ligustrum japonicum
Ligustrum lucidum
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Ligustrum sinense
Lindera benzoin
Liquidambar styraciflua      
Liriodendron tulipifera

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Angiosperms M

Maclura pomifera
Magnolia acuminata
Magnolia fraseri
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia macrophylla
Magnolia tripetala
Magnolia virginiana
Malus angustifolia
Malus coronaria
Malus pumila
Melia azedarach
Morella caroliniensis
Morella cerifera
Morella pensylvanica
Morus alba
Morus rubra

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Angiosperms N

Nerium oleander
Nyssa aquatica
Nyssa biflora
Nyssa sylvatica

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Angiosperms O

Osmanthus americanus
Ostrya virginiana
Oxydendrum arboreum 

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Angiosperms P

Paulownia tomentosa
Persea borbonia
Persea palustris
Planera aquatica
Platanus occidentalis
Poncirus trifoliata
Populus alba

Populus X canadensis
Populus X canescens
Populus deltoides var. deltoides
Populus grandidentata
Populus heterophylla
Populus X jackii
Populus nigra
Populus tremuloides
Prunus alabamensis

Prunus americana
Prunus angustifolia var. angustifolia
Prunus avium
Prunus caroliniana
Prunus cerasus
Prunus mahaleb
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus persica
Prunus serotina var. serotina

Prunus umbellata
Prunus virginiana
Ptelea trifoliata
Pyrus calleryana
Pyrus communis

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Angiosperms Q

Quercus alba             
Quercus austrina
Quercus bicolor
Quercus coccinea
Quercus falcata
Quercus geminata
Quercus hemisphaerica
Quercus ilicifolia
Quercus imbricaria
Quercus incana
Quercus laevis
Quercus laurifolia
Quercus lyrata
Quercus margaretta
Quercus marilandica
Quercus michauxii
Quercus montana
Quercus muehlenbergii
Quercus myrtifolia
Quercus nigra
Quercus pagoda
Quercus palustris
Quercus phellos
Quercus prinoides
Quercus rubra
Quercus shumardii
Quercus stellata
Quercus velutina
Quercus virginiana

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Angiosperms R

Rhamnus cathartica
Rhamnus davurica
Rhododendron catawbiense

Rhododendron maximum
Rhus aromatica var. aromatica
Rhus copallina
Rhus glabra
Rhus typhina
Robinia hispida var. fertilis
Robinia hispida var. hispida
Robinia hispida var. kelseyi
Robinia hispida var. nana
Robinia hispida var. rosea
Robinia pseudoacacia

Robinia viscosa var. hartwegii
Robinia viscosa var. viscosa

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Angiosperms S

Sabal minor
Sabal palmetto
Salix alba
Salix atrocinerea
Salix babylonica
Salix caroliniana
Salix cinerea
Salix discolor
Salix nigra
Salix pentandra
Salix purpurea
Salix sericea
Sambucus canadensis
Sambucus racemosa var. pubens
Sassafras albidum
Sideroxylon lycioides
Sideroxylon tenax
Sorbus americana

Staphylea trifolia
Stewartia malacodendron
Stewartia ovata
Styrax americanus
Styrax grandifolius
Symplocos tinctoria

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Angiosperms T

Tamarix aralensis
Tamarix chinensis
Tamarix gallica
Tamarix parviflora
Tamarix ramosissima
Tilia americana var. americana
Tilia americana var. caroliniana
Tilia americana var. heterophylla
Toxicodendron vernix
Triadica sebifera

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Angiosperms U

Ulmus alata      
Ulmus americana
Ulmus rubra

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Angiosperms V

Vaccinium arboreum
Viburnum cassinoides
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum
Viburnum dentatum var. lucidum
Viburnum lentago
Viburnum nudum
Viburnum prunifolium
Viburnum rufidulum
Vitex agnus-castus

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Angiosperms Z

Zanthoxylum americanum
Zanthoxylum clava-herculis

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