The state of Indiana is home to many beautiful sights and places to visit, and its most commons trees are some of its most beautiful features.
This tree has small white flowers that bloom in the late spring or early summer and that eventually become bunches of cherries towards the end of summer.
This tree is one of five ashes native to the state of Indiana. White Ashes generally have compound and shiny leaves, usually with seven leaflets. The bark of a white ash has deep ridges and a somewhat “corky” feel to the touch.
This tree is found mostly in the western and southern parts of Indiana and is also known as “red birch.”
Also known by the name “Pepperidge,” this tree has green leaves that turn red early in the fall and the bark is said to resemble alligator hide. It also produces a dark blue fruit, similar to a berry.
Found in nearly all parts of the state, this tree can have round or triangular leaves with prominent teeth that are rough to the touch. The bark is generally smooth and olive green in color except on older trees, it is generally rough and darker in color.
Known commonly throughout the state of Indiana as, “linn,” this tree has heart shaped leaves with long stems and that are smooth to the touch.
This tree is also referred to as “black hickory” and is found primarily in the southern part of the state. The bark on pignut hickories is extremely tight around the tree, leaves usually have five to seven leaflets. It also produces a small nut that splits open at the top, outer shell is smooth to the touch.