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Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / Annual report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society for the year ending July 1, 1921
Vol. LI (1921)

Hill, A.
Evergreens for the home,   pp. 135-147 PDF (3.1 MB)


Page 135


WISCONSIN STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
In Gray's Manual Wisconsin is credited with the Tulip tree-
Liriodendron tulipifera-and the Kentucky Coffee tree-Gymno-
cladus dioica. For identification of species, a botanical descrip-
tion is necessary. Those who are interested are referred to
Gray's Manual of Botany.
The following list of our native trees is given:
COMMON NAMUR         BOTANICAL
White pine ............ Pinus strobus
Red pine ............. Piatw resinosa
Gray pine .......... Pinuw Baaksiana
Tamarack ............ Larix laricina
White spruce ...... Picea canadensis
Black spruce ......... Picea mariana
Balsam fir .......... ANbis balaamea
Hemlock .......... Tsuga canadensis
Red cedar ....... Juniperus communis
Black willow ............ Salic nigra
Peach Leaved willow..........
............ SBali armygdaloides
Quaking poplar ..Popnlus tremaloideg
Yellow poplar..Popilus grandidentata
Balsam poplar ... Populus balsamifera
Cotton Wood ....... Populua deltoides
Butternut .......... Juglans ceinerea
Black walnut ......... Juglan. nigra
Shellbark hickory ....... Carya ovata
Mocker Nut ....         Carya alba
Bitter Nut .........Carya cordiformis
Hop Hornbeam.. . . Ostrga virginiana
Yellow birch ........... Betula latea
Red or River birch ...... Betula nigra
White birch ............. Betula alba
Beech ............. Fagus grandifolia
White oak ............. Quercu alba
Bur oak .....   Quercu  macrocarpa
COMM3ON NAMU         BOTANICAL
Swamp oak .......... Qsercus bicolor
Chestnut oak.. Quercw Hulhlenbergia
Red oak ..........     Quercus rubra
Yellow oak ...... Quercua elipaoidalis
Black oak .......... Quercs velttina
Laurel oak ....... Quercus imbricaria
White elm ......... Ulmus americana
Rock elm .......... Ulmue racemosa
Red or Slippery elm .....U lmus Julva
Hackberry .....    el. Ctis occidentalia
Wild Crab Apple ....... PIruw ioensi
Mountain ash ..... Pyrws americana
Wild Black cherry.. Pr-wug serotina
Pin cherry .... Prunus pennaylvanica
Canada Wild plum....Prns      u nigra
Wild plum ........ Prunwu  americans
Sugar maple ........ Acer saccharusm
White maple ...... Acer saccharkusm
Red maple ..........  Acer rubrum
Box Elder .......... Acer neguado
Basswood.          Tillia americana
White ash .     Proaing. americana
Red ash .. ...x. Frsinwa pennaylvanica
Blue ash .... Frasinw. quadrangulata
Black ash ........... Frainu  nigra
Tulip tree .... Liriodendron tulipiJera
Coffee tree ......G Gmnocladus dioica
EVERGREENS FOR THE HOME
MR. A. HILL, of Dundee, Illinois.
(Read at Annual Convention, January, 1921.)
I want to apologize, I am not Mr. D. Hill, I am merely his
son; it was impossible for father to come, and I just represent
him.
It would seem almost like carrying coals to Newcastle for me
to come to a state that was originally covered with evergreens
to talk about evergreens, but as my subject is evergreens, every
kind, I want to offer a word in behalf of the Forest Tree Associa-
tion of the State of Wisconsin. If it is a good forest tree associa-
tion, it needs your support; if it is not a good organization, it
certainly needs your support. Perhaps few of you know of the
part that your own despised Jack pine plays in the development
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