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FOR234: How to Identify a Tree

Figure 2. Some different bark textures include: A) the smooth bark of a beech (Fagus sp.) tree, B) vertically furrowed bark of a live oak (Quercus virginiana), C) flaky bark of a sycamore tree, D) warty bark of the sugarberry tree (Celtis laevigata), and E) lenticels on the bark of a black cherry tree. Photo credits: A, B, D, and E: Michael G. Andreu, C: Erin M. Givens