New Moon Challenge: Tree Twig Moon Recap

On Saturday, I completed my Tree Twig Moon with pencil sketches and photographs of 17 species. How many do you recognize in the following photo gallery?  Check your guesses by matching the photo numbers with the species list below. Note that I've included two photos of some species. (To view the following images in full-size, click here.)

  1. Ash-leaved Maple (Acer negundo)
  2. Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
  3. Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
  4. Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
  5. Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
  6. Gray Birch (Betula populifolia)
  7. Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)
  8. American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)
  9. White Ash (Fraxinus americana)
  10. Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)
  11. Quaking Poplar (Populus tremuloides)
  12. Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)
  13. Eastern White Oak (Quercus alba)
  14. Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
  15. Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
  16. American Linden (Tilia americana)
  17. American Elm (Ulmus americana)

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