Stratford Tree Quiz
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You’re barking up the right tree!

American elm in Marion County Ohio. July 3, 2008.

Practice makes perfect!

Norway maple in flower.
April 22, 2008, Union Cemetery, Columbus Ohio.,

#1. Name this shrub ? eastern prickly gooseberry

eastern prickly gooseberry (Ribes cynosbati)
Grossulariaceae, the gooseberry family

#2. Name this vine ? Japanese honeysuckle

Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)
Caprifoliaceae, the honeysuckle family

#3. Name this tree ? black oak

black oak (Quercus velutina)
Fagaceae, the beech family

#4. Name this tree ? catalpa

northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)
Bignoniaceae, the trumpet creeper or catalpa family

#5. Name this shrub ? burningbush

burningbush (Euonymus alatus)
Celastraceae, the staff-tree family

#6. Name this shrub ? buttonbush

buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
Rubiaceae, the madder family

#7. Name this shrub ? American bladdernut

American bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)
Staphylaceae, the bladdernut family

#8. Name this shrub ? American black elderberry

American black elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis)
Adoxaceae, the moschatel family

#9. Name this shrub ? southern arrowwood

southern arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum)
Adoxaceae, the moschatel family

#10. Name this shrub ? winterberry

winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
Aquifoliaceae, the holly family