Trees Native to Distant Hill

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” Kahlil Gibran

in Sand and Foam

An Alternate-leaved Dogwood, or Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia), in bloom at Distant Hill Gardens in Walpole, New Hampshire.
An Alternate-leaved Dogwood, or Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia), in bloom at Distant Hill.

 

Below is a list of the trees native to Distant Hill. If a name is in Green, touch or click on it to see a photo of the tree, its fruit or flower. 

 

NOTE: (C) after a plants name designates a tree native to Distant Hill that can be found under cultivation in the ornamental gardens.

Native Trees

Scientific Name

Common Name


A

Acer pensylvanicum 

Acer rubrum 

Acer saccharinum 

Acer spicatum 

Amelancher arborea 

Amelanchier canadensis

B

Betula alleghaniensis 

Betula lenta 

Betula papyrifera

Betula populifolia 

C

Carya cordiformis 

Castanea dentata 

Cornus alternifolia

F 

Fagus grandifolia 

Fraxinus americana 

Fraxinus nigra 

J

Juglans cinerea

O

Ostrya virginiana 

P

Picea rubens

Pinus strobus 

Populus grandidentata 

Populus tremuloides 

Prunus pennsylvanica

Prunus serotina

Q

Quercus alba 

Quercus rubra 

Quercus velutina 

T

Tilia americana 

Tsuga canadensis 

U

Ulmus americana 

 

Striped Maple

Red Maple 

Sugar Maple 

Mountain Maple

Downy Serviceberry

Canadian Serviceberry

 

Yellow Birch

Black Birch

White Birch

Grey Birch

 

Bitternut Hickory

American Chestnut **

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (C)

 

American Beech

White Ash

Black Ash

 

Butternut

 

Hophornbeam

 

Red Spruce

Eastern White Pine 

Bigtooth Aspen

Quaking Aspen

Pin Cherry

Black Cherry

 

White Oak

Northern Red Oak

Black Oak

 

American Linden or Basswood

Eastern Hemlock

 

American Elm

 

**Only diseased specimens have been found on Distant Hill