August 31, 2021

Tree of the Week: American beech

American beech, Fagus grandifolia, is native only to the southeastern corner of Missouri, and struggles to grow around St. Louis. It is intolerant of clay soil, […]
August 25, 2021

Tree of the Week: White and Red Mulberry

“All around the Mulberry bush, the farmer chased the weasel…” Morus alba, White Mulberry, and Morus rubra, Red Mulberry, are both trees. There is no Mulberry […]
August 12, 2021

Tree of the Week: Rock Elm

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Rock elm, Ulmus thomasii, is uncommon in the forests of Missouri and hasn’t been sold in the nursery trade in over […]
August 4, 2021

Tree of the Week: Ginkgo biloba

By: Mark Halpin, Forestry Manager Ginkgo biloba is native to North America! It’s just been 7 million years since there was a natural population of them […]
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