247 illustrations of trees including: cabbage palmetto, cabomba, cacao, calabash, California black oak, California juniper, camphor, Canadian hemlock, cannon ball tree, Caribbean pine, cashew, chapman Oak, cherimoya, cherry, chestnut, cinnamon, citron, clove tree, cocao, cocoanut palm, coffee tree, common Juniper, copaiva tree, copal, and corkwood.

Leaves - simple; opposite; edge entire. Outline - broad egg-shape or heart-shape. Apex - pointed. Base - heart-shape. Leaf - five to eight inches wide; smooth above, downy below, especially on the ribs. Bark - of trunk, a silver-gray, only slightly furrowed. Flowers - very showy and fragrant, in large, upright pyramid-shaped clusters; white or violet-tinged, spotted inside with yellow and purple. July. Fruit - in long, rounded pods (six to twelve inches long, about half an inch in diameter), with the seeds winged and fringed. They often remain throughout the winter. October. Found - new very widely naturalized throughout the Middle and Southern Atlantic States, though formerly a rare and local Southern tree. General Information - A low, very ornamental tree, usually twenty to thirty feet high. Its seeds and bark are considered medicinal. Another species, C. speciosa, Ward, larger and of more value, is sometimes met with in Southern Illinois and the adjoining States. Catalpa is probably a corruption of the Indian word Catawba, which was the name of an important tribe that occupied a large part of Georgia and the Carolinas.

Genus Catalpa, Scop., Walt. (Catalpa)

Leaves - simple; opposite; edge entire. Outline - broad egg-shape or heart-shape. Apex - pointed. Base…

This is a tropical tree belonging to the Leadwoood family or Combretaceae.

Terminalia Catappa

This is a tropical tree belonging to the Leadwoood family or Combretaceae.

Tiny flowers or fruits, usually fuzzy and caterpillar-shaped, often drooping.

Pistillate Catkin

Tiny flowers or fruits, usually fuzzy and caterpillar-shaped, often drooping.

A spike of unisexual flowers with no petals.

Staminate Catkins

A spike of unisexual flowers with no petals.

Cecropia palmata has a single long, weak, thin trunk. At the top are a few horizontal or deflexed awkward branches.

Cecropia Palmata

Cecropia palmata has a single long, weak, thin trunk. At the top are a few horizontal or deflexed awkward…

Illustrated are cedrus libani cedars on Mount Lebanon. They are large trees with horizontally spreading branches. The leaves are one inch or longer and dark or bright green.

Cedar on Mount Lebanon

Illustrated are cedrus libani cedars on Mount Lebanon. They are large trees with horizontally spreading…

Illustrated are leaflets of cedrela and ailanthus. The credrela leaflet is on the right.

Cedrela and Ailanthus Leaflets

Illustrated are leaflets of cedrela and ailanthus. The credrela leaflet is on the right.

Cedrus atlantica is a variety of cedar. It is a large, pyramidal tree that grows one hundred twenty feet tall. The leaves are generally less than one inch long and are thick.

Cedrus Atlantica

Cedrus atlantica is a variety of cedar. It is a large, pyramidal tree that grows one hundred twenty…

The common name of ceiba casearia is silk cotton tree. Illustrated is the great silk cotton tree at Nassau. The tree and grow one hundred feet or more high.

Ceiba Casearia

The common name of ceiba casearia is silk cotton tree. Illustrated is the great silk cotton tree at…

The branch of a Celtis mississippiensis tree, native to the limestone hills in the United States.

Branch of Celtis Mississippiensis

The branch of a Celtis mississippiensis tree, native to the limestone hills in the United States.

The branchlets of celtis occidentalis are slightly hairy. The leaves are rounded at the base. The fruits are orange-red.

Celtis Occidentalis

The branchlets of celtis occidentalis are slightly hairy. The leaves are rounded at the base. The fruits…

The common name of ceratonia siliqua is carob. The tree grows forty to fifty feet tall.

Ceratonia Siliqua

The common name of ceratonia siliqua is carob. The tree grows forty to fifty feet tall.

Illustrated are the pods of ceratonia siliqua. The common name is carob. The pulp is sweet.

Pods of Ceratonia Siliqua

Illustrated are the pods of ceratonia siliqua. The common name is carob. The pulp is sweet.

Submerged leaves whorled; leaflets minutely toothed on one edge.

Ceratophyllum

Submerged leaves whorled; leaflets minutely toothed on one edge.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum is a bush tree that grows twenty to thirty feet tall, but sometimes even one hundred feet. It commonly has several trunks.

Cercidiphyllum Japonicum

Cercidiphyllum japonicum is a bush tree that grows twenty to thirty feet tall, but sometimes even one…

The cercis canadensis tree grows forty feet tall. The leaves are roundish and broadly oval shaped. The flowers are rosy pink. Four to eight flowers grow in a cluster.

Cercis Canadensis

The cercis canadensis tree grows forty feet tall. The leaves are roundish and broadly oval shaped. The…

The cercis chinensis tree grows fifty feet tall. There are five to eight flowers in a cluster. The flowers are purplish pink.

Cercis Chinensis

The cercis chinensis tree grows fifty feet tall. There are five to eight flowers in a cluster. The flowers…

This perennial features white flowers, and thin racemes.

Saururus Cernuus

This perennial features white flowers, and thin racemes.

The common name of chaetospermum glutinosa is tabog. The lateral leaflets are very small.

Chaetospermum Glutinosa

The common name of chaetospermum glutinosa is tabog. The lateral leaflets are very small.

"Chailletia pedunculata. 1. a flower of Moacurra gelonioides; 2. a portion of it; 3. a stamen; 4. the pistil; 5. a vertical section of it; 6. ripe fruit; 7. a section of it; 8. an embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Chailletia

"Chailletia pedunculata. 1. a flower of Moacurra gelonioides; 2. a portion of it; 3. a stamen; 4. the…

The common name of chamaecyparis pisifer is sawara cypress. The tree grows up to one hundred feet tall. The branches are horizontal. The branchlets are flattened and arranged alternately in vertical rows.

Chamaecyparis Pisifera

The common name of chamaecyparis pisifer is sawara cypress. The tree grows up to one hundred feet tall.…

Chamaecyparis pisifera plumosa tree has a dense, cone shaped habit. The branches are almost erect and the branchlets have a feathery appearance.

Chamecyparis Pisifera Plumosa

Chamaecyparis pisifera plumosa tree has a dense, cone shaped habit. The branches are almost erect and…

Chamaecyparis pisifera squarrosa is a densely branched and bushy tree. The branchlets are spreading and feathery.

Chamaecyparis Pisifera Squarrosa

Chamaecyparis pisifera squarrosa is a densely branched and bushy tree. The branchlets are spreading…

Chamaedorea glaucifolia grows twenty feet tall. This palm tree is native to Guatemala.

Chamaedorea Glaucifolia

Chamaedorea glaucifolia grows twenty feet tall. This palm tree is native to Guatemala.

Chamaedorea sartorii is a variety of palm tree.

Chamaedorea Sartorii

Chamaedorea sartorii is a variety of palm tree.

Chamaerops is a low, fan leaved palm. The humilis variety grows one to one and a half feet tall. The leaves are ragged and fibrous.

Chamaerops Humilis

Chamaerops is a low, fan leaved palm. The humilis variety grows one to one and a half feet tall. The…

Also known as Quercus chapmanii. The branch of a Chapman Oak tree, native to the southeastern United States.

Branch of Chapman Oak

Also known as Quercus chapmanii. The branch of a Chapman Oak tree, native to the southeastern United…

Also known as Juniperus pachyphlaea. Native to southwestern Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico.

Branch of Checker Barked Juniper

Also known as Juniperus pachyphlaea. Native to southwestern Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico.

Illustrated is a smooth form of cherimoya. It is a subtropical fruit tree. In South America the smooth form of cherimoya is called chirimoya lisa.

Cherimoya

Illustrated is a smooth form of cherimoya. It is a subtropical fruit tree. In South America the smooth…

The cherry is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family.

Cherry

The cherry is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family.

An inrolled small leaf, such as in double-flowered Cherry blossoms is often seen to occupy the place of a pistil.

Cherry Blossom

An inrolled small leaf, such as in double-flowered Cherry blossoms is often seen to occupy the place…

This is the flower of the cherry blossom cut in half to show the ovary, style and stigma.

Cherry Blossom Flower

This is the flower of the cherry blossom cut in half to show the ovary, style and stigma.

Embryo of Cherry,(Gray, 1858).

Cherry Embryo

Embryo of Cherry,(Gray, 1858).

"A slowly grown twig of cherry, three inches long and about ten years old. The pointed bud, l, is a leaf-bud; the more obtuse accessory buds, f, f, are flower-buds." -Bergen, 1896

Cherry Twig

"A slowly grown twig of cherry, three inches long and about ten years old. The pointed bud, l, is a…

Illustrated is an old, sweet cherry tree on the Chesapeake peninsula.

Old Sweet Cherry

Illustrated is an old, sweet cherry tree on the Chesapeake peninsula.

A branch and section of the flower of the Sour Cherry Tree (Prunus cerasus).

Sour Cherry

A branch and section of the flower of the Sour Cherry Tree (Prunus cerasus).

Illustrated is the low-headed and spreading growth of the sour cherry.

Sour Cherry

Illustrated is the low-headed and spreading growth of the sour cherry.

Illustrated is the tall, erect growth of the sweet cherry.

Sweet Cherry

Illustrated is the tall, erect growth of the sweet cherry.

Cherry-flower in section; petals and stamens andante to tube of calyx-perigynous.

Cherry-Flower

Cherry-flower in section; petals and stamens andante to tube of calyx-perigynous.

Also known as Quercus pagoda. The branch of a Cherrybark Oak tree, native to the southern United States.

Branch of Cherrybark Oak

Also known as Quercus pagoda. The branch of a Cherrybark Oak tree, native to the southern United States.

A stately tree being 80 to 100 feet high, bearing staminate flowers in long slender aments and nuts enclosed two or three together in a globose prickly envelop called a bur.

Chestnut

A stately tree being 80 to 100 feet high, bearing staminate flowers in long slender aments and nuts…

A chestnut, with prickly outer shell.

Chestnut

A chestnut, with prickly outer shell.

Illustrated are the successive stages in the ravages of the chestnut blight. The images are chronological, the top is from 1909, the middle is from 1910, and the bottom is from 1911.

Chestnut Blight Stages

Illustrated are the successive stages in the ravages of the chestnut blight. The images are chronological,…

The flowers and fruits of a chestnut tree.

Chestnut Fruit

The flowers and fruits of a chestnut tree.

The leaf of a chestnut tree.

Chestnut Leaf

The leaf of a chestnut tree.

The flowers and leaves of a chestnut tree.

Chestnut Leaves

The flowers and leaves of a chestnut tree.

Also known as Quercus prinus. The branch of a Chestnut Oak tree, native to the eastern United States.

Branch of Chestnut Oak

Also known as Quercus prinus. The branch of a Chestnut Oak tree, native to the eastern United States.

Leaves - simple; alternate; edge coarsely and evenly wavy-toothed. Outline - reverse egg-shape or sometimes oval. Apex - blunt-pointed. Base - rounded or slightly pointed, and often somewhat unequal. Leaf - four to seven inches long, two to four inches wide; smooth above, paler and downy beneath. Teeth - twelve to twenty-six, decreasing evenly and uniformly to the apex. Bark - of trunk, gray; furrowed up and down with continuous and often very deep furrows, with sharp ridges between. Acorns - usually in pairs on a stem about one half of an inch long, or often shorter. Cup - rounded or somewhat top-shaped, with minute scales, or warty. Nut - usually long egg-shape or long oval; one to one and one fourth inches long; brown; about one third covered by the cup; sweet. September, October. Found - from Eastern Massachusetts to New York, southward to Delaware, along the Alleghany Mountains to Alabama and westward to Central Kentucky and Tennessee. General Information - A tree forth to seventy feet in height, with strong, hard wood, largely used in fencing, or railroad ties, etc.; of less value than that of the White Oak. Its bark is very rich in tannin. Quercus, possible from a Celtic word meaning to inquire, because it was among the oaks that the Druids oftenest practised their rites.

Genus Quercus, L. (Oak)

Leaves - simple; alternate; edge coarsely and evenly wavy-toothed. Outline - reverse egg-shape or sometimes…

Illustrated are chestnut sprouts that are two years grafted. The cion was inserted where branching begins.

Chestnut Sprouts

Illustrated are chestnut sprouts that are two years grafted. The cion was inserted where branching begins.

The boone chestnut is a hybrid of the giant and native chestnuts. The nuts are large and there are usually three in each bur.

Boone Chestnut

The boone chestnut is a hybrid of the giant and native chestnuts. The nuts are large and there are usually…

Leaves - simple; alternate; edge sharp-toothed with the teeth bristle-pointed and the hollows between rounded. Outline - very narrow oval. Apex - taper-pointed. Base - taper-pointed. Leaf - four to eight inches long, two to three inches wide; smooth above and below; with straight ribs terminating in the bristle-teeth. Bark - of trunk grayish and in young trees very smooth. Fruit - with large bristly husks. Usually there are two or three nuts pressed closely in each cell, and therefore flat on one or both sides. The nut, though smaller, is sweeter and more delicate than in the European variety, the "Spanish Chestnut." Found - from Southern Maine to Delaware and Southern Indiana; southward along the Alleghany Mountains and west to Middle Kentucky and Tennessee. Its finest growth is on the western slopes of the southern Alleghany Mountains. General Information - A tree fifty to eight feet high or more, with light, soft wood, largely used in cabinet-work, for railway ties, posts. etc. Genus Castanea, L. from the name of a town in Thessaly.

Genus Castanea, L. (Chestnut)

Leaves - simple; alternate; edge sharp-toothed with the teeth bristle-pointed and the hollows between…

Japanese chestnut is the common name of castanea crenata. The tree grows thirty feet tall. It usually begins to fruit at six years old.

Japanese Chestnut

Japanese chestnut is the common name of castanea crenata. The tree grows thirty feet tall. It usually…

The leaf of a chestnut-oak tree.

Chestnut-Oak Leaf

The leaf of a chestnut-oak tree.

Chestnuts.

Chestnuts

Chestnuts.

Japanese chestnut is the common name of castanea crenata. The nuts are large and glossy. There are usually three nuts to a bur, but sometimes there are five or seven.

Japanese Chestnuts

Japanese chestnut is the common name of castanea crenata. The nuts are large and glossy. There are usually…

Native wild chestnuts or the American chestnut are the common names of castanea dentata. There are usually two or three nuts in each bur. The nuts have a bright brown color. The nuts have a sweet flavor.

Native Wild Chestnuts

Native wild chestnuts or the American chestnut are the common names of castanea dentata. There are usually…

The pine cone of the Chihuahua Pine tree.

Pine Cone of Chihuahua Pine

The pine cone of the Chihuahua Pine tree.

Also known as Pinus strobiformis. A pine cone of the Chihuahua White Pine tree.

Pine Cone of a Chihuahua White Pine

Also known as Pinus strobiformis. A pine cone of the Chihuahua White Pine tree.

To cut or sever by one or more blows.

Chop

To cut or sever by one or more blows.

The chrysalidocarpus lutescens palm grows thirty feet tall. It is native to Madagascar.

Chrysalidocarpus Lutescens

The chrysalidocarpus lutescens palm grows thirty feet tall. It is native to Madagascar.