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Tree Species

The European Atlas of Forest Tree Species: modelling, data and information on forest tree species

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Abies alba - Silver fir

Abies spp. - Circum-Mediterranean firs

Acer campestre - Field maple

Acer platanoides - Norway maple

Acer pseudoplatanus - Sycamore maple

Aesculus hippocastanum - European horse-chestnut

Ailanthus altissima - Tree of heaven

Alnus cordata - Italian alder

Alnus glutinosa - Common alder

Alnus incana - Grey alder

Alnus viridis - Green alder

Betula spp. - Birches

Carpinus betulus - Common hornbeam

Carpinus orientalis - Oriental hornbeam

Castanea sativa - Sweet chestnut

Celtis australis - Nettle tree

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson cypress

Cornus mas - Cornelian cherry

Cornus sanguinea - Common dogwood

Corylus avellana - Common hazel

Cupressus sempervirens - Mediterranean cypress

Eucalyptus globulus - Tasmanian blue gum

Euonymus europaeus - Spindle tree

Fagus sylvatica - European beech

Frangula alnus - Alder buckthorn

Fraxinus angustifolia - Narrow-leaved ash

Fraxinus excelsior - Common ash

Fraxinus ornus - Manna ash

Ilex aquifolium - European holly

Juglans regia - Common walnut

Juniperus communis - Common juniper

Juniperus oxycedrus - Prickly juniper

Juniperus phoenicea - Phoenician juniper

Juniperus thurifera - Spanish juniper

Larix decidua - European larch

Olea europaea - Olive

Ostrya carpinifolia - European hop-hornbeam

Picea abies - Norway spruce

Picea omorika - Serbian spruce

Picea sitchensis - Sitka Spruce

Pinus cembra - Arolla pine

Pinus halepensis and Pinus brutia - Aleppo and Turkish pine

Pinus mugo - Dwarf mountain pine

Pinus nigra - Black pine

Pinus pinaster - Maritime pine

Pinus pinea - Stone pine

Pinus sylvestris - Scots pine

Populus alba - White poplar

Populus nigra - Black poplar

Populus tremula - Eurasian aspen

Prunus avium - Wild cherry

Prunus cerasifera - Cherry plum

Prunus mahaleb - Mahaleb cherry

Prunus padus - Bird cherry

Prunus spinosa - Blackthorn

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas fir

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak

Quercus ilex - Holm oak

Quercus palustris - Pin oak

Quercus pubescens - Downy oak

Quercus pyrenaica - Pyrenean oak

Quercus robur and Quercus petraea - Pedunculate and sessile oak

Quercus suber - Cork oak

Robinia pseudoacacia - Black locust

Salix alba - White willow

Salix caprea - Goat willow

Sambucus nigra - Black elderberry

Sorbus aria - Common whitebeam

Sorbus aucuparia - Rowan

Sorbus domestica - Service tree

Sorbus torminalis - Wild service tree

Tamarix spp. - Tamarisks

Taxus baccata - European yew

Tilia spp. - Limes

Ulmus spp. - Elms

 

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