Common and Botanical (scientific) Tree Names

Accurate tree identification is useful when it comes to researching possible illnesses, diseases and problems associated with a specific type of tree. Since there is only one scientific or botanical name for each species, learning the botanical name aids us significantly in accurately communicating with others about the tree. On the other hand, the common tree name may hold some clues when it comes to finding out more about what type of tree it is. Here is our list of both names for some trees commonly found in the Rocky Mountain area.

Common and Botanical Names and Tree Identification

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