Quiz #6: Tree

Time to dust off your field guides and identify the following tree.  Here are three photos (taken in Plainville, MA) to help you narrow it down.

Note the leaf shape and arrangement:

Photo of Quiz #6.1: Tree

The bark of a young tree:

Photo of Quiz #6.2: Tree

And finally, the bark of an older tree:

Photo of Quiz #6.3: Tree

Leave your guess in the comments below.  The answer will be added to the Quiz Answers page next week.

2 thoughts on “Quiz #6: Tree”

  1. I think it’s a Black Birch. The similar looking Yellow Birch seems to have a more “peely” look in all stages of it’s life span.

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