Trees of the Northwoods

Red Pine Stand, Green Lake, BWCAW

Flora, fauna, earth, and sky...
The natural history of the northwoods

Species Index

Coniferophyta, the Conifers

Order Pinales

  • Family Cupressaceae, the Cypress, Cedars, and Junipers
    • Juniperus, Juniper
    • Thuja, North American Cedars
  • Family Pinaceae, the Pines, Spruce, and Firs
    • Abies, True Firs
    • Larix, Larch
    • Picea, Spruce
      • glauca, White Spruce
      • mariana, Black Spruce
      • x rosendahlii, Rosendahl Spruce (White Spruce/Black Spruce Natural Hybrid)
    • Pinus, Pine

Magnoliophyta, the Flowering Plants

Order Fagales

Order Malvales

  • Tiliaceae, the Basswoods
    • Tilia americana, American Basswood

Order Rosales

  • Family Rosaceae, the Roses

Order Salicales

  • Family Salicaceae, the Willows

Order Sapindales

  • Family Aceraceae, the Maples

Order Scrophulariales

Order Urticales

  • Family Ulmaceae, the Elms
    • Ulmus americana, American Elm

Related Pages



  • Birds, Woodpeckers, Owls, and Chickadees (and the other 7 year round residents)
  • Mammals, Moose, Wolf, and Beaver country
  • Reptiles & Amphibians, in a land of waters, it's mostly frogs
  • Fish, Bass, Northern, Walleye, and Trout - and their finny foodchain
  • Invertebrates, Ticks, Flys, Leaches, and Mosquitos - the welcoming land


  • Communities, the plant communities
  • Ecology,
  • Geology,
  • Limnology,


  • Aurora Borealis,
  • Weather & Climate,

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Last updated on 5 September, 2004