The diversity of trees in the US mapped

According to the U.S. Forest Service report, more than 640 various species of trees in the United States, 186 of which are endemic.

Maps below show the total tree species richness and endemic tree species in the United States. These maps are based on data presented in Atlas of United States Trees.

Maps of tree species richness of the U.S.

The southeastern United States has the highest species diversity of trees.

The atlas of tree diversity in the U.S.

The most significant number of species of trees grows in the states of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.

Liberty County in Florida has the highest tree species richness (138 species) in the United States.

Map of the tree diversity by U.S. county
Maps of tree endemic species richness of the U.S.

Endemic species are species that are unique to a defined geographic place. Tree species that are indigenous to an area are not endemic to it if they are also located elsewhere.

The southeastern United States also has the highest endemicity of tree species.

Map of endemic tree species in the U.S.

The most significant number of endemic tree species also grow in Liberty County (Florida).

Map of the Tree endemics by U.S. county
Tree species of the U.S.
Latin NameCommon Name
Abies amabilisPacific silver fir
Abies balsameabalsam fir
Abies bracteatabristlecone fir
Abies concolorwhite fir
Abies fraseriFraser fir
Abies grandisgrand fir
Abies lasiocarpasubalpine fir
Abies magnificaCalifornia red fir
Abies proceranoble fir
Acacia berlandieriBerlandier acacia
Acacia choriophyllacinnecord
Acacia farnesianasweet acacia
Acacia greggiicatclaw acacia
Acacia macracanthalong spine acacia
Acacia rigidulablackbrush acacia
Acacia roemerianaRoemer acacia
Acacia tortuosatwisted acacia
Acacia wrightiiWright acacia
Acer barbatumFlorida maple
Acer circinatumvine maple
Acer glabrumRocky Mountain maple
Acer grandidentatumbigtooth maple
Acer leucodermechalk maple
Acer macrophyllumbigleaf maple
Acer negundoboxelder
Acer nigrumblack maple
Acer pensylvanicumstriped maple
Acer rubrumred maple
Acer saccharinumsilver maple
Acer saccharumsugar maple
Acer spicatummountain maple
Acoelorrhaphe wrightiipaurotis palm
Aesculus californicaCalifornia buckeye
Aesculus glabraOhio buckeye
Aesculus octandrayellow buckeye
Aesculus parviflorabottlebrush buckeye
Aesculus paviared buckeye
Aesculus sylvaticapainted buckeye
Agave utahensisUtah agave
Alnus maritimaseaside alder
Alnus oblongifoliaArizona alder
Alnus rhombifoliawhite alder
Alnus rubrared alder
Alnus rugosaspeckled alder
Alnus serrulatahazel alder
Alnus sinuataSitka alder
Alnus tenuifoliathinleaf alder
Alvaradoa amorphoidesMexican alvaradoa
Amelanchier alnifoliawestern serviceberry
Amelanchier arboreadowny serviceberry
Amelanchier interiorinland serviceberry
Amelanchier sanguinearoundleaf serviceberry
Amelanchier utahensisUtah serviceberry
Amphitecna latifoliablack calabash
Amyris balsamiferabalsam torchwood
Amyris elemiferatorchwood
Annona glabrapond apple
Aralia spinosadevils walkingstick
Arbutus arizonicaArizona madrone
Arbutus menziesiiPacific madrone
Arbutus texanaTexas madrone
Arctostaphylos pringleiPringle manzanita
Ardisia escallonioidesmarlberry
Artemisia tridentatabig sagebrush
Asimina parviflorasmallflower pawpaw
Asimina trilobapawpaw
Avicennia germinansblack mangrove
Baccharis halimifoliaeastern baccharis
Betula alleghaniensisyellow birch
Betula lentasweet birch
Betula nanadwarf birch
Betula nigrariver birch
Betula occidentaliswater birch
Betula papyriferapaper birch
Betula populifoliagray birch
Betula uberAshe birch
Bourreria ovataBahama strongbark
Bourreria radularough strongbark
Bumelia celastrinasaffron plum
Bumelia lanuginosagum bumelia
Bumelia lycioidesbuckthorn bumelia
Bumelia tenaxtough bumelia
Bursera fagaroidesfragrant bursera
Bursera microphyllaelephanttree
Bursera simarubagumbo limbo
Byrsonima lucidakey byrsonima
Caesalpinia mexicanaMexican poinciana
Calyptranthes pallenspale lidflower
Calyptranthes zuzygiummyrtle of the river
Canella winteranacanella
Canotia holacanthacanotia
Capparis cynophallophoraJamaica caper
Capparis flexuosalimber caper
Carpinus carolinianaAmerican hornbeam
Carya aquaticawater hickory
Carya cordiformisbitternut hickory
Carya floridanascrub hickory
Carya glabrapignut hickory
Carya illinoensispecan
Carya laciniosashellbark hickory
Carya myristicaeformisnutmeg hickory
Carya ovatashagbark hickory
Carya pallidasand hickory
Carya texanablack hickory
Carya tomentosamockernut hickory
Castanea alnifoliaFlorida chinkapin
Castanopsis chrysophyllagolden chinkapin
Castanea dentataAmerican chestnut
Castanea ozarkensisOzark chinkapin
Castanea pumilaAllegheny chinkapin
Catalpa bignonioidessouthern catalpa
Catalpa speciosanorthern catalpa
Ceanothus arboreusfeltleaf ceanothus
Ceanothus spinosusspiny ceanothus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorusblueblossom
Celtis laevigatasugarberry
Celtis lindheimeriLindheimer hackberry
Celtis occidentalishackberry
Celtis reticulatanetleaf hackberry
Celtis tenuifoliaGeorgia hackberry
Cephalanthus occidentaliscommon buttonbush
Cercocarpus betuloidesbirchleaf cercocarpus
Cercocarpus breviflorushairy cercocarpus
Cercis canadensiseastern redbud
Cercidium floridumblue paloverde
Cercocarpus ledifoliuscurlleaf cercocarpus
Cercidium macrumborder paloverde
Cercidium microphyllumyellow paloverde
Cercis occidentalisCalifornia redbud
Cercocarpus traskiaeCatalina cercocarpus
Cereus giganteussaguaro
Cereus robiniikey tree cactus
Chamaecyparis lawsonianaPort Orford cedar
Chamaecyparis nootkatensisAlaska cedar
Chamaecyparis thyoidesAtlantic white cedar
Chilopsis linearisdesert willow
Chionanthus virginicusfringetree
Chrysobalanus icacococoplum
Chrysophyllum oliviformesatinleaf
Citharexylum berlandieriBerlandier fiddlewood
Citharexylum fruticosumFlorida fiddlewood
Cladrastis kentukeayellowwood
Clethra acuminatacinnamon clethra
Cliftonia monophyllabuckwheat tree
Clusia roseaFlorida clusia
Coccothrinax argentataFlorida silverpalm
Coccoloba diversifoliapigeon plum
Coccoloba uviferaseagrape
Colubrina arborescenscoffee colubrina
Colubrina cubensisCuba colubrina
Colubrina ellipticasoldierwood
Condalia globosabitter condalia
Condalia hookeribluewood
Conocarpus erectusbutton mangrove
Cordia boissierianacahuita
Cordia sebestenaGeiger tree
Cornus alternifoliaalternate leaf dogwood
Cornus drummondiiroughleaf dogwood
Cornus floridaflowering dogwood
Cornus glabratabrown dogwood
Cornus nuttalliiPacific dogwood
Cornus occidentaliswestern dogwood
Cornus racemosagray dogwood
Cornus rugosaroundleaf dogwood
Cornus sessilisblackfruit dogwood
Cornus stoloniferared osier dogwood
Cornus strictastiffcornel dogwood
Corylus cornutabeaked hazel
Cotinus obovatusAmerican smoketree
Cowania mexicanacliffrose
Crataegus chrysocarpafireberry hawthorn
Crataegus columbianaColumbia hawthorn
Crataegus douglasiiblack hawthorn
Crataegus erythropodaCerro hawthorn
Crataegus salignawillow hawthorn
Crataegus succulentafleshy hawthorn
Crataegus tracyiTracy hawthorn
Crossopetalum rhacomaFlorida crossopetalum
Cupania glabraFlorida cupania
Cupressus arizonicaArizona cypress
Cupressus bakeriModoc cypress
Cupressus govenianaGowen cypress
Cupressus guadalupensisTecate cypress
Cupressus macnabianaMacNab cypress
Cupressus macrocarpaMonterey cypress
Cupressus sargentiiSargent cypress
Cyrilla racemifloraswamp cyrilla
Dalea spinosasmokethorn
Diospyros texanaTexas persimmon
Diospyros virginianacommon persimmon
Dipholis salicifoliawillow bustic
Dodonaea viscosahopbush
Drypetes diversifoliamilkbark
Drypetes laterifloraGuiana plum
Ehretia anacuaanaqua
Elliottia racemosaelliottia
Erythrina flabelliformissouthwestern coralbean
Erythrina herbaceaeastern coralbean
Esenbeckia berlandieriBerlandier esenbeckia
Eugenia axillariswhite stopper
Eugenia confusaredberry stopper
Eugenia foetidaboxleaf stopper
Eugenia rhombeared stopper
Euonymus atropurpureuseastern wahoo
Euonymus occidentaliswestern wahoo
Exostema caribaeumprincewood
Exothea paniculatainkwood
Eysenhardtia polystachyakidneywood
Eysenhardtia texanaTexas kidneywood
Fagus grandifoliaAmerican beech
Ficus aureaFlorida strangler fig
Ficus citrifoliashortleaf fig
Forestiera acuminataswamp privet
Forestiera angustifoliaTexas forestiera
Forestiera phillyreoidesdesert olive forestiera
Forestiera segregataFlorida privet
Franklinia alatamahafranklinia
Fraxinus americanawhite ash
Fraxinus anomalasingleleaf ash
Fraxinus berlandierianaBerlandier ash
Fraxinus carolinianaCarolina ash
Fraxinus cuspidatafragrant ash
Fraxinus dipetalatwo petal ash
Fraxinus gooddingiiGoodding ash
Fraxinus greggiiGregg ash
Fraxinus latifoliaOregon ash
Fraxinus nigrablack ash
Fraxinus papillosaChihuahua ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanicagreen ash
Fraxinus profundapumpkin ash
Fraxinus quadrangulatablue ash
Fraxinus texensisTexas ash
Fraxinus velutinavelvet ash
Fremontodendron californicumCalifornia fremontia
Fremontodendron mexicanumMexican fremontia
Garrya ellipticawavyleaf silktassel
Genipa clusiifoliaseven year apple
Gleditsia aquaticawaterlocust
Gleditsia triacanthoshoneylocust
Gordonia lasianthusloblolly bay
Guaiacum angustifoliumTexas lignumvitae
Guaiacum sanctumroughbark lignumvitae
Guapira discolorblolly
Guettarda ellipticaelliptic leaf velvetseed
Guettarda scabraroughleaf velvetseed
Gyminda latifoliafalsebox
Gymnocladus dioicusKentucky coffeetree
Gymnanthes lucidaoysterwood
Halesia carolinaCarolina silverbell
Halesia dipteratwo wing silverbell
Halesia parvifloralittle silverbell
Hamamelis virginianawitch hazel
Hamelia patensscarletbush
Helietta parvifoliabarreta
Hippomane mancinellamanchineel
Holacantha emoryiholacantha
Hypelate trifoliatahypelate
Ilex ambiguaCarolina holly
Ilex amelanchiersarvis holly
Ilex cassinedahoon
Ilex coriacealarge gallberry
Ilex deciduapossumhaw
Ilex krugianatawnyberry holly
Ilex laevigatasmooth winterberry
Ilex longipesGeorgia holly
Ilex montanamountain winterberry
Ilex myrtifoliamyrtle dahoon
Ilex opacaAmerican holly
Ilex verticillatacommon winterberry
Ilex vomitoriayaupon
Illicium floridanumFlorida anise tree
Illicium parviflorumyellow anise tree
Jacquinia keyensisjoewood
Juglans californicaCalifornia walnut
Juglans cinereabutternut
Juglans hindsiiHinds walnut
Juglans majorArizona walnut
Juglans microcarpalittle walnut
Juglans nigrablack walnut
Juniperus asheiAshe juniper
Juniperus californicaCalifornia juniper
Juniperus communiscommon juniper
Juniperus deppeanaalligator juniper
Juniperus erythrocarparedberry juniper
Juniperus flaccidadrooping juniper
Juniperus horizontaliscreeping juniper
Juniperus monospermaone seed juniper
Juniperus occidentaliswestern juniper
Juniperus osteospermaUtah juniper
Juniperus pinchotiiPinchot juniper
Juniperus scopulorumRocky Mountain juniper
Juniperus silicicolasouthern redcedar
Juniperus virginianaeastern redcedar
Kalmia latifoliamountain laurel
Koeberlinia spinosaallthorn
Krugiodendron ferreumleadwood
Laguncularia racemosawhite mangrove
Larix laricinatamarack
Larix lyalliisubalpine larch
Larix occidentaliswestern larch
Larrea divaricatacreosote bush
Leitneria floridanacorkwood
Leucaena pulverulentagreat leadtree
Leucaena retusalittleleaf leadtree
Libocedrus decurrensincense cedar
Licaria triandraFlorida licaria
Liquidambar styracifluasweetgum
Liriodendron tulipiferayellow poplar
Lithocarpus densiflorustanoak
Lyonia ferrugineatree lyonia
Lyonothamnus floribundusLyontree
Lysiloma latisiliquumBahama lysiloma
Lysiloma microphyllalittleleaf lysiloma
Maclura pomiferaOsage orange
Magnolia acuminatacucumbertree
Magnolia asheiAshe magnolia
Magnolia fraseriFraser magnolia
Magnolia grandiflorasouthern magnolia
Magnolia macrophyllabigleaf magnolia
Magnolia pyramidatapyramid magnolia
Magnolia tripetalaumbrella magnolia
Magnolia virginianasweetbay
Malus angustifoliasouthern crab apple
Malus coronariasweet crab apple
Malus diversifoliaOregon crab apple
Malus ioensisprairie crab apple
Manilkara bahamensiswild dilly
Mastichodendron foetidissimumfalse mastic
Maytenus phyllanthoidesFlorida mayten
Metopium toxiferumFlorida poisontree
Morus microphyllaTexas mulberry
Morus rubrared mulberry
Myrcianthes fragranstwinberry stopper
Myrica californicaPacific bayberry
Myrica ceriferasouthern bayberry
Myrica heterophyllaevergreen bayberry
Myrica inodoraodorless bayberry
Myrica pensylvanicanorthern bayberry
Nectandra coriaceaFlorida nectandra
Nemopanthus collinusmountain holly
Nolina bigeloviiBigelow nolina
Nyssa aquaticawater tupelo
Nyssa ogecheOgeechee tupelo
Nyssa sylvaticablack tupelo, blackgum
Olneya tesotatesota
Opuntia fulgidajumping cholla
Osmanthus americanusdevilwood
Ostrya chisosensisChisos hophornbean
Ostrya knowltoniiKnowlton hophornbeam
Ostrya virginianaeastern hophornbeam
Oxydendrum arboreumsourwood
Parkinsonia aculeataJerusalem thorn
Persea borboniaredbay
Photinia arbutifoliaChristmas berry
Picea brewerianaBrewer spruce
Picea chihuahuanachihuahua spruce
Picea engelmanniiEngelmann spruce
Picea glaucawhite spruce
Picea marianablack spruce
Picea pungensblue spruce
Picea rubensred spruce
Picea sitchensisSitka spruce
Picramnia pentandrabitterbush
Pinckneya pubenspinckneya
Pinus albicauliswhitebark pine
Pinus aristatabristlecone pine
Pinus attenuataknobcone pine
Pinus ayacahuiteMexican white pine
Pinus balfourianafoxtail pine
Pinus banksianajack pine
Pinus caribaeaCaribbean pine
Pinus cembroidesMexican pinyon
Pinus clausasand pine
Pinus contortalodgepole pine
Pinus cooperiCooper pine
Pinus coulteriCoulter pine
Pinus cubensisCuban pine
Pinus culminicolaPotosi pinyon
Pinus douglasianaDouglas pine
Pinus durangensisDurango pine
Pinus echinatashortleaf pine
Pinus edulispinyon
Pinus elliottiislash pine
Pinus engelmanniiApache pine
Pinus flexilislimber pine
Pinus glabraspruce pine
Pinus greggiiGregg pine
Pinus hartwegiiHartweg pine
Pinus jeffreyiJeffrey pine
Pinus lambertianasugar pine
Pinus lawsoniiLawson pine
Pinus leiophyllaChihuahua pine
Pinus longaevaIntermountain bristlecone pine
Pinus lumholtziiLumholtz pine
Pinus maximartineziiMart?nez pinyon
Pinus michoacanaMichoacßn pine
Pinus monophyllasingleleaf pinyon
Pinus monticolawestern white pine
Pinus montezumaeMontezuma pine
Pinus muricatabishop pine
Pinus nelsoniiNelson pinyon
Pinus occidentalisWest Indian pine
Pinus oocarpaNicaraguan pitch pine; ocote pine
Pinus palustrislongleaf pine
Pinus patulaMexican weeping pine
Pinus pinceanaPince pinyon
Pinus ponderosaponderosa pine
Pinus pringleiPringle pine
Pinus pseudostrobusFalse Weymouth pine
Pinus pungensTable Mountain pine
Pinus quadrifoliaParry pinyon
Pinus radiataMonterey pine
Pinus resinosared pine
Pinus rigidapitch pine
Pinus sabinianaDigger pine
Pinus serotinapond pine
Pinus strobuseastern white pine
Pinus strobiformissouthwestern white pine
Pinus taedaloblolly pine
Pinus teocoteTwisted leaves pine; Aztec pine
Pinus torreyanaTorrey pine
Pinus tropicalistropical pine
Pinus virginianaVirginia pine
Pinus washoensisWashoe pine
Piscidia piscipulaFlorida fishpoison tree
Pisonia rotundatapisonia
Pistacia texanaTexas pistache
Pithecellobium flexicauleebony blackbead
Pithecellobium guadalupenseGuadeloupe blackbead
Pithecellobium pallenshuajillo
Pithecellobium unguis-caticatclaw blackbead
Planera aquaticaplanertree
Platanus occidentalisAmerican sycamore
Platanus racemosaCalifornia sycamore
Platanus wrightiiArizona sycamore
Populus angustifolianarrowleaf cottonwood
Populus arizonicaArizona cottonwood
Populus balsamiferabalsam poplar
Populus deltoideseastern cottonwood
Populus fremontiiFremont cottonwood
Populus grandidentatabigtooth aspen
Populus heterophyllaswamp cottonwood
Populus hinckleyanaHinckley cottonwood
Populus tremuloidesquaking aspen
Populus trichocarpablack cottonwood
Prosopis julifloramesquite
Prosopis pubescensscrewbean mesquite
Prunus alleghaniensisAllegheny plum
Prunus americanaAmerican plum
Prunus angustifoliaChickasaw plum
Prunus carolinianaCarolina laurelcherry
Prunus emarginatabitter cherry
Prunus fremontiidesert apricot
Prunus hortulanahortulan plum
Prunus ilicifoliahollyleaf cherry
Prunus lyoniiCatalina cherry
Prunus mexicanaMexican plum
Prunus munsonianawildgoose plum
Prunus myrtifoliaWest Indies cherry
Prunus nigraCanada plum
Prunus pensylvanicapin cherry
Prunus serotinablack cherry
Prunus subcordataKlamath plum
Prunus umbellataflatwoods plum
Prunus virginianacommon chokecherry
Pseudotsuga macrocarpabigcone Douglas fir
Pseudotsuga menziesiiDouglas fir
Pseudophoenix sargentiibuccaneer palm
Psidium longipeslong stalk stopper
Ptelea crenulataCalifornia hoptree
Ptelea trifoliatacommon hoptree
Quercus agrifoliaCalifornia live oak
Quercus ajoensisAjo oak
Quercus albawhite oak
Quercus arizonicaArizona white oak
Quercus arkansanaArkansas oak
Quercus bicolorswamp white oak
Quercus chapmaniiChapman oak
Quercus chrysolepiscanyon live oak
Quercus coccineascarlet oak
Quercus douglasiiblue oak
Quercus dunniiDunn oak
Quercus durandiiDurand oak
Quercus ellipsoidalisnorthern pin oak
Quercus emoryiEmory oak
Quercus engelmanniiEngelmann oak
Quercus falcatasouthern red oak
Quercus gambeliiGambel oak
Quercus garryanaOregon white oak
Quercus georgianaGeorgia oak
Quercus glaucoidesLacey oak
Quercus graciliformisChisos oak
Quercus gravesiiGraves oak incl. Q. tardifolia (Muller) lateleaf oak
Quercus griseagray oak
Quercus havardiiHavard oak
Quercus hypoleucoidessilverleaf oak
Quercus ilicifoliabear oak
Quercus imbricariashingle oak
Quercus incanabluejack oak
Quercus kelloggiiCalifornia black oak
Quercus laevisturkey oak
Quercus laurifolialaurel oak
Quercus lobataCalifornia white oak
Quercus lyrataovercup oak
Quercus macdonaldiiMcDonald oak
Quercus macrocarpabur oak
Quercus marilandicablackjack oak
Quercus michauxiiswamp chestnut oak
Quercus mohrianaMohrs oak
Quercus muehlenbergiichinkapin oak
Quercus myrtifoliamyrtle oak
Quercus nigrawater oak
Quercus nuttalliiNuttall oak
Quercus oblongifoliaMexican blue oak
Quercus oglethorpensisOglethorpe oak
Quercus palustrispin oak
Quercus phelloswillow oak
Quercus prinuschestnut oak
Quercus pungenssandpaper oak
Quercus rubranorthern red oak
Quercus rugosanetleaf oak
Quercus shumardiiShumard oak
Quercus stellatapost oak
Quercus tomentellaisland live oak
Quercus toumeyiToumey oak
Quercus turbinellashrub live oak
Quercus velutinablack oak
Quercus virginianalive oak
Quercus wislizeniinterior live oak
Rapanea punctataFlorida rapanea
Reynosia septentrionalisdarling plum
Rhamnus betulaefoliabirchleaf buckthorn
Rhamnus californicaCalifornia buckthorn
Rhamnus carolinianaCarolina buckthorn
Rhamnus croceahollyleaf buckthorn
Rhamnus purshianacascara buckthorn
Rhizophora manglemangrove
Rhododendron catawbienseCatawba rhododendron
Rhododendron macrophyllumPacific rhododendron
Rhododendron maximumrosebay rhododendron
Rhus choriophyllaMearns sumac
Rhus copallinashining sumac
Rhus glabrasmooth sumac
Rhus integrifolialemonade sumac
Rhus kearneyiKearney sumac
Rhus lanceolataprairie sumac
Rhus laurinalaurel sumac
Rhus microphyllalittleleaf sumac
Rhus ovatasugar sumac
Rhus typhinastaghorn sumac
Robinia kelseyiKelsey locust
Robinia neomexicanaNew Mexican locust
Robinia pseudoacaciablack locust
Robinia viscosaclammy locust
Roystonea elataFlorida royalpalm
Sabal mexicanaMexican palmetto
Sabal minordwarf palmetto
Sabal palmettocabbage palmetto
Salix alaxensisfeltleaf willow
Salix amygdaloidespeachleaf willow
Salix arbusculoidespeachleaf willow
Salix bebbianaBebb willow
Salix bonplandianaBonpland willow
Salix carolinianaCoastal Plain willow
Salix discolorpussy willow
Salix exiguacoyote willow
Salix floridanaFlorida willow
Salix fluviatilisriver willow
Salix geyerianaGeyer willow
Salix hindsianaHinds willow
Salix hookerianaHooker willow
Salix laevigatared willow
Salix lasiandraPacific willow
Salix lasiolepisarroyo willow
Salix lucidashining willow
Salix mackenzieanaMackenzie willow
Salix nigrablack willow
Salix pellitasatiny willow
Salix petiolarismeadow willow
Salix pyrifoliabalsam willow
Salix scoulerianaScouler willow
Salix sericeasilky willow
Salix sessilifolianorthwest willow
Salix sitchensisSitka willow
Salix taxifoliayewleaf willow
Salix tracyiTracy willow
Sambucus callicarpaPacific red elder
Sambucus canadensisAmerican elder
Sambucus glaucablueberry elder
Sambucus melanocarpablackbead elder
Sambucus mexicanaMexican elder
Sambucus velutinavelvet elder
Sapium bilocularejumping bean sapium
Sapindus drummondiiwestern soapberry
Sapindus saponariawingleaf soapberry
Sassafras albidumsassafras
Savia bahamensismaidenbush
Schaefferia frutescensFlorida boxwood
Schoepfia chrysophylloidesgraytwig
Sequoiadendron giganteumgiant sequoia
Sequoia sempervirensredwood
Serenoa repenssaw palmetto
Shepherdia argenteasilver buffaloberry
Simarouba glaucaparadise tree
Solanum erianthummullein nightshade
Sophora affinisTexas sophora
Sophora secundifloramescalbean
Sorbus americanaAmerican mountain ash
Sorbus decorashowy mountain ash
Sorbus scopulinaGreene mountain ash
Sorbus sitchensisSitka mountain ash
Staphylea bolanderiSierra bladdernut
Staphylea trifoliaAmerican bladdernut
Stewartia malacodendronVirginia stewartia
Stewartia ovatamountain stewartia
Styrax americanaAmerican snowbell
Styrax grandifoliabigleaf snowbell
Styrax platanifoliasycamore leaf snowbell
Suriana maritimabaycedar
Swietenia mahagoniWest Indies mahogany
Symplocos tinctoriacommon sweetleaf
Taxodium distichumbaldcypress
Taxodium mucronatumMontezuma baldcypress
Taxus brevifoliaPacific yew
Taxus canadensisCanada yew
Taxus floridanaFlorida yew
Tetrazygia bicolorFlorida tetrazygia
Thrinax morrisiikey thatchpalm
Thrinax radiataFlorida thatchpalm
Thuja occidentalisnorthern white cedar
Thuja plicatawestern redcedar
Tilia americanaAmerican basswood
Tilia carolinianaCarolina basswood
Tilia heterophyllawhite basswood
Torreya californicaCalifornia torreya
Torreya taxifoliaFlorida torreya
Toxicodendron vernixpoison sumac
Trema lamarckianaWest Indies trema
Trema micranthaFlorida trema
Tsuga canadensiseastern hemlock
Tsuga carolinianaCarolina hemlock
Tsuga heterophyllawestern hemlock
Tsuga mertensianamountain hemlock
Ulmus alatawinged elm
Ulmus americanaAmerican elm
Ulmus crassifoliacedar elm
Ulmus rubraslippery elm
Ulmus serotinaSeptember elm
Ulmus thomasiirock elm
Umbellularia californicaCalifornia laurel
Ungnadia speciosaMexican buckeye
Vaccinium arboreumtree sparkleberry
Vauquelinia californicaTorrey vauquelinia
Vauquelinia pauciflorafewflower vauquelinia
Viburnum lentagonannyberry
Viburnum nudumpossumhaw viburnum
Viburnum obovatumWalter viburnum
Viburnum prunifoliumblackhaw
Viburnum rufidulumrusty blackhaw
Viburnum trilobumAmerican cranberrybush
Washingtonia filiferaCalifornia washingtonia
Ximenia americanatallowwood
Yucca aloifoliaaloe yucca
Yucca brevifoliaJoshua tree
Yucca carnerosanaCarneros yucca
Yucca elatasoaptree yucca
Yucca faxonianaFaxon yucca
Yucca gloriosamoundlily yucca
Yucca mohavensisMohave yucca
Yucca rostratabeaked yucca
Yucca schottiiSchotts yucca
Yucca torreyiTorrey yucca
Yucca treculeanaTrecul yucca
Zanthoxylum americanumcommon prickly ash
Zanthoxylum clava-herculisHercules club
Zanthoxylum coriaceumBiscayne prickly ash
Zanthoxylum fagaralime prickly ash
Zanthoxylum flavumWest Indies satinwood
Zanthoxylum hirsutumTexas Hercules club

Here are the ten most typical native tree species in the U.S. listed in order of estimated numbers of trees by species.

Top 10 most common tree species in the U.S.
  1. Red Maple or (Acer rubrum)
  2. Loblolly Pine or (Pinus taeda)
  3. Loblolly Pine or (Pinus taeda)
  4. Douglas Fir or (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
  5. Quaking Aspen or (Populus tremuloides)
  6. Sugar Maple or (Acer saccharum)
  7. Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)
  8. Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)
  9. Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta)
  10. White Oak (Quercus alba)

Most of them are official trees of the U.S. states and territories.

The U.S. state and territory trees
StateState treeBinomial nomenclature
AlabamaLongleaf PinePinus palustris
AlaskaSitka SprucePicea sitchensis
American SamoaPandanusPandanus
ArizonaBlue Palo VerdeParkinsonia florida
ArkansasLoblolly PinePinus taeda
CaliforniaCoast Redwood, Giant SequoiaSequoia sempervirens, Sequoiadendron giganteum
ColoradoColorado Blue SprucePicea pungens
ConnecticutWhite OakQuercus alba
DelawareAmerican HollyIlex opaca
District of ColumbiaScarlet OakQuercus coccinea
FloridaSabal PalmSabal palmetto
GeorgiaSouthern Live OakQuercus virginiana
GuamInstia bijuga / Pacific TeakIntsia bijuga
HawaiiCandlenut tree (kukui)Aleurites moluccanus
IdahoWestern White PinePinus monticola
IllinoisWhite OakQuercus alba
IndianaTulip TreeLiriodendron tulipifera
IowaBur OakQuercus macrocarpa
KansasEastern CottonwoodPopulus deltoides
KentuckyTulip-treeLiriodendron tulipifera
LouisianaBald CypressTaxodium distichum
MaineEastern White PinePinus strobus
MarylandWhite OakQuercus alba
MassachusettsAmerican ElmUlmus americana
MichiganEastern White PinePinus strobus
MinnesotaRed PinePinus resinosa
MississippiSouthern MagnoliaMagnolia grandiflora
MissouriFlowering DogwoodCornus florida
MontanaPonderosa PinePinus ponderosa
NebraskaEastern CottonwoodPopulus deltoides
NevadaSingle-leaf Pinyon, Great Basin Bristlecone pinePinus monophylla, Pinus longaeva
New HampshireAmerican White BirchBetula papyrifera
New JerseyNorthern Red OakQuercus rubra
New MexicoPiñon PinePinus edulis
New YorkSugar MapleAcer saccharum
North CarolinaPinePinus
North DakotaAmerican ElmUlmus americana
Northern Mariana IslandsFlame TreeDelonix regia
OhioOhio BuckeyeAesculus glabra
OklahomaEastern RedbudCercis canadensis
OregonDouglas-firPseudotsuga menziesii
PennsylvaniaEastern HemlockTsuga canadensis
Puerto RicoSilk-cotton TreeCeiba pentandra
Rhode IslandRed MapleAcer rubrum
South CarolinaSabal PalmSabal palmetto
South DakotaBlack Hills SprucePicea glauca
TennesseeTulip-treeLiriodendron tulipifera
TexasPecanCarya illinoinensis
US Virgin IslandsYellow ElderTecoma stans
UtahQuaking AspenPopulus tremuloides
VermontSugar MapleAcer saccharum
VirginiaFlowering dogwoodCornus florida
WashingtonWestern HemlockTsuga heterophylla
West VirginiaSugar MapleAcer saccharum
WisconsinSugar MapleAcer saccharum
WyomingPlains cottonwoodPopulus deltoides monilifera

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