Deciduous id. 8

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    Ribes spp.


    Zone 2

    3 lobes, edible currant berries, comes in red, purple, yellow, and white. has long stems or canes, used in massing. Grows 3-6' high and wide.
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    Rosa spp.


    Zone 4-7

    the #1 flower in the world, national flower, winter die back, common, susceptable to disease, comes in all colors, can buy by petal counts, has prickles-not thorns. Grows 5-10' high and wide (very general)
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    Euonymus alatus 'Compacutus'

    Burning bush

    Zone 4

    simple leaf, bright red leaf, reddish fall fruit, cork ridges. Grows 6-8' high and wide.
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    Cotoneaster apiculatus

    Cranberry Cotoneaster

    Zone 4

    Cranbery sized fruit, non-edible, lots of berries, best show is fall-winter, ground cover, reddish purple fall color, specimin for fruit. Grows 3' high and 3-6' wide.
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    Cotoneaster lucidus

    Peking Cotoneaster

    Zone 4

    Purple fruit, largest cotoneaster, orange, red, and yellow fall color, screening and hedging. Grows 10-12' high and wide.
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    Cotoneaster horizontalis

    Rockspray Cotoneaster

    Zone 4

    Branching pattern is similar to a herringbone/feather pattern, red fruit. Grows 2-3' high and 5-8' wide.
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    Cotoneaster divaricatus

    Spreading Cotoneaster

    Zone 4

    Grows tall and arches out, small leaf. Grows 5-6' high and 6-8' wide.
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    Alnus glutinosa

    Black Alder

    Zone 4

    Cone like structure (catkins) dark bark, dimple, rounded leaf, naturalistic, like moisture. Grows 40-60' high and 20-40' wide.
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    Fagus sylvatica

    European Beech

    Zone 5

    Leaves have tiny hairs and strong venation, buds come one after the leaves, bud scales hand on a long time, has elephant skin-like bark. Grows 50-60' high and 30-40' wide.
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    Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

    Purpleleaf Beech

    Zone 5

    Leaves have tiny hairs and strong venation, buds are about 1" long, silvery bark like elephant skin, and purple leaves. Grows 50-60' high and 30-40' wide.
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    Fagus sylvatica 'Roseo-marginata'

    Tricolor Beech

    Zone 5

    Doesn't like shade as much if you want the colors to show up. Has pink varigation on a purple leaf, same bark and leaves as other beech trees. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'

    Dawyck Purple Columnar Beech

    Zone 5

    Same leaf and bark as other beeches, columnar purple beech. Grows 40' high and 10' wide.
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    Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'

    Purple Fountain Beech

    Zone 5

    Same as purpurea, just different weepy habit. (more twisty weeping habit) specimin for habit. Grows 20-25' high and 10-12' wide.
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    Fagus sylvatica 'Aspenfolia'

    Fernleaf Beech

    Zone 5

    Purple with dissected fernlike leaf, could be used as a street tree. Grows 40' high and wide.
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    Quercus bicolor

    Swamp oak

    Zone 4

    backside leaf silvery, pubescence, narrowleaf, small lobing, peely rough bark. Grows 50-60' high and wide.
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    Quercus gambellii

    Gamble oak (scrub oak)

    Zone 4

    small leaves (2-3"), xeric, chunky bark, yellow fall color, fustic feel.Grows 15-20' high and wide.
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    Quercus macrocarpa

    Bur Oak

    Zone 3

    One of the most adaptive oaks out there, huge leaves, grey pubescence on back of leaf, cap on acorn is kinda afro shaped, acorn is big. Grows 70-80' high and wide.
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    Quercus palustris

    Pin Oak

    zone 4

    Sharp points, narrow lobes and deep sinuses on palm sized leaf, lacey look, requires acidic soil, red-orangish fall color, street tree. Grows 60-70' high and 20-40' wide.
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    Quercus robur

    English Oak

    Zone 4

    Huge tree! kind of spoon shaped leaf with rounded margins/serrations. Grows 75-100' high and wide.
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Deciduous id. 8
A continuation of deciduous id 1-7