We got our list of 69 most common native trees in Maryland from the online state manual, Maryland at a Glance.

Look for our interactive map of Caroline County (Adkins Arboretum) native trees here.

Our list of native trees in Delaware is here.

 

 

Common NameGenus & SpeciesUSDA Plant Database
Alder, HazelAlnus serrulataAlder, Hazel 
Ash, GreenFraxinus pennsylvanica MarshallAsh, Green 
Ash, PumpkinFraxinus profundaAsh, Pumpkin 
Ash, WhiteFraxinus americanaAsh, White 
Beech, AmericanFagus grandifoliaBeech, American 
Birch, RiverBetula nigraBirch, River 
BlackgumSour GumBlackgum 
ButternutWhite WalnutButternut 
Cedar, Atlantic WhiteChamaecyparis thyoidesCedar, Atlantic White 
Cherry, BlackPrunus serotinaCherry, Black 
Chestnut, AmericanCastanea dentataChestnut, American 
Chestnut, HorseAesculus hippocastanumChestnut, Horse 
ChinquapinCastanea pumilaChinquapin 
Cypress, BaldTaxodium distichumCypress, Bald 
Dogwood, FloweringCornus floridaDogwood, Flowering 
Elm, AmericanWhite ElmElm, American 
Elm, SlipperyUlmus rubraElm, Slippery 
Fringetree, WhiteChionanthus virginicusFringetree, White 
Hackberry, CommonCeltis occidentalisHackberry, Common 
Hawthorn, CockspurCrataegus crus-galliHawthorn, Cockspur 
Hemlock, EasternTsuga canadensisHemlock, Eastern 
Hickory, BitternutCarya cordiformisHickory, Bitternut 
Hickory, MockernutCarya tomentosaHickory, Mockernut 
Hickory, PignutCarya glabraHickory, Pignut 
Hickory, SandCarya pallidaHickory, Sand 
Hickory, ShagbarkCarya ovataHickory, Shagbark 
Holly, AmericanIlex opacaHolly, American 
HoneylocustGleditsia triacanthosHoneylocust 
Hornbeam, AmericanCarpinus caroliniana WalterHornbeam, American 
Locust, BlackRobinia pseudoacaciaLocust, Black 
Maple, BlackAcer nigrumMaple, Black 
Maple, RedAcer rubrumMaple, Red 
Maple, SilverAcer saccharinumMaple, Silver 
Maple, SugarAcer saccharum MarshallMaple, Sugar 
Mulberry, RedMorus rubraMulberry, Red 
Oak, BlackQuercus velutinaOak, Black 
Oak, BlackjackQuercus marilandicaOak, Blackjack 
Oak, ChestnutQuercus prinusOak, Chestnut 
Oak, Northern RedQuercus rubraOak, Northern Red 
Oak, OvercupQuercus lyrataOak, Overcup 
Oak, PinQuercus palustris Münchh.Oak, Pin 
Oak, PostQuercus stellataOak, Post 
Oak, SawtoothQuercus acutissimaOak, Sawtooth 
Oak, ScarletQuercus coccineaOak, Scarlet 
Oak, Southern RedQuercus falcataOak, Southern Red 
Oak, Swamp ChestnutQuercus michauxiiOak, Swamp Chestnut 
Oak, WhiteQuercus albaOak, White 
Oak, WillowQuercus phellosOak, Willow 
PawpawAsimina trilobaPawpaw 
Persimmon, CommonDiospyros virginianaPersimmon, Common 
Pine, Eastern WhitePinus strobusPine, Eastern White 
Pine, LoblollyPinus taedaPine, Loblolly 
Pine, VirginiaPinus virginianaPine, Virginia 
Redbud, EasternCercis canadensisRedbud, Eastern 
Redcedar, EasternJuniperus virginianaRedcedar, Eastern 
SassafrasSassafras albidumSassafras 
Serviceberry, CanadianShadblow, Shadbush, ShadwoodServiceberry, Canadian 
Serviceberry, CommonAmelanchier arboreaServiceberry, Common 
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreumSourwood 
Sumac, SmoothRhus glabraSumac, Smooth 
Sumac, StaghornRhus typhinaSumac, Staghorn 
Sumac, WingedRhus copallinumSumac, Winged 
SweetbayMagnolia virginianaSweetbay 
SweetgumLiquidambar styracifluaSweetgum 
Sycamore, AmericanPlatanus occidentalisSycamore, American 
TuliptreeLiriodendron tulipiferaTuliptree 
Walnut, BlackJuglans nigraWalnut, Black 
Willow, BlackSalix nigraWillow, Black 
Witchhazel, AmericanHamamelis virginianaWitchhazel, American