Stranahan Arboretum

Other Species

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

  • Family: Juglandacae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 98-131 ft
  • Spread: 70 ft
  • Blooming Season: Spring 
  • Bloom Color: Green
  • Fruit Color: Green/Yellow
  • Native Habitat: Midwest and East Central US

black walnut t   black walnut l  black walnut f    black walnut t

Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioicus)

  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 80 ft
  • Spread: 50 ft
  • Blooming Season: Late Spring 
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Fruit Color: Light Green
  • Native Habitat: Midwest US

kentucky b   kentucky l   kentucky t

Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)

  • Family: Hippocastanance
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 30-35 ft
  • Spread: 15-25 ft
  • Blooming Season: Spring 
  • Bloom Color: Red
  • Fruit Color: Brown
  • Native Habitat: Southeastern U.S

red buckeye b   red buckeye l   reed b f   red by t

Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)

  • Family: Magnoliaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 15 to 20 feet
  • Spread: 10 to 15 feet
  • Blooming Season: Late Winter/Early Spring 
  • Bloom Color: white/cream/gray  
  • Fruit Color: brown
  • Native Habitat: Japan

star mag b   star l   star t

Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)

  • Family: Hamamelidaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 60 to 75 feet
  • Spread: 35 to 50 feet
  • Blooming Season:Late Spring
  • Bloom Color: yellow, green  
  • Fruit Color: brown
  • Native Habitat:Eastern US and Mexico

sweetgum b   seeetgum l   sweetgum bl   sweetgum t

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

  • Family: Platanaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 75 to 90 feet
  • Spread: 50 to 70 feet
  • Blooming Season: Spring 
  • Bloom Color:  red
  • Fruit Color: brown
  • Native Habitat: Midwest and East Central US

sycalore b   sycaore l   sycamore t

Amur Corktree (Phellodendron amurense)

  • Family: Rutaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 30-45 ft
  • Spread:30-60 ft
  • Blooming Season: Early Summer 
  • Bloom Color:  Yellowish green
  • Fruit Color: black
  • Native Habitat: Northern China, Korea, Japan

amur cork  amur cork  amur cork  amur cork

American Linden (Tilia americana)

  • Family: Malvaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 50-80 ft
  • Spread:30-50 ft
  • Blooming Season: June 
  • Bloom Color:  Pale yellow
  • Fruit Color: Brown
  • Native Habitat: Central and Eastern North America

am linden  am linden  am linden

Little-Leaf Linden (Tilia cordata)

  • Family: Malvacea
  • Persistence:Deciduous
  • Height: 50-70 ft
  • Spread: 35-50 ft
  • Blooming Season: June
  • Bloom Color: Pale Yellow
  • Fruit Color: Greenish yellow
  • Native Habitat: Europe, Southwestern Asia

little leaf linden   little leaf linden  little leaf linden

Boxelder (Acer negundo)

  • Family: Sapindaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 30-50 ft
  • Spread: 30-50 ft
  • Blooming Season: Spring 
  • Bloom Color:  Greenish yellow
  • Fruit Color: Green
  • Native Habitat: Central and Eastern North America

boxelder  boxelder  boxelder

Gray Birch (Betula populifolia)

  • Family: Betulaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 20-40 ft
  • Spread: 10-20 ft
  • Blooming Season: April 
  • Bloom Color:  Yellow-brown
  • Fruit Color: Brown
  • Native Habitat: Eastern North America

Hardy Rubber Tree (Eucommia ulmoides)

  • Family: Eucommiaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height:40-60 ft
  • Spread:30-50 ft
  • Blooming Season: April 
  • Bloom Color:  Greenish brown
  • Fruit Color: Brown
  • Native Habitat: Central China

hardy rubber  hardy rubber  hardy rubber

Fringe Tree (Chionanthus)

  • Family: Virginicus
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 12-20 ft
  • Spread: 12-20 ft
  • Blooming Season: Early Summer 
  • Bloom Color: Creamy white
  • Fruit Color: Bluish black
  • Native Habitat: Eastern United States

fringe  fringe  fringe  fringe

Alexander Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangriana 'Alexandria')

  • Family: Magnoliaceae (magnolia)
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 20-25 ft
  • Spread: 15-25 ft
  • Blooming Season: Spring, Summer 
  • Blooming Color: White, Pink
  • Fruit Color: Red
  • Native Habitat: Asia

alexander saucer   alexander saucer  alexander saucer

American Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)

  • Family: Fabaceae (pea)
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height 30-50 ft
  • Spread: 40-55 ft
  • Blooming Season: May
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Fruit Color: Tan
  • Native Habitat: North America

am yellowwood  am yellowwood  am yellowwood

 Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica)

  • Family: Nyssaceae (Tupelo)
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 30-50 ft
  • Spread: 20-30 ft
  • Blooming Season: May-June
  • Bloom Color: Greenish white
  • Fruit Color: Blue/Black
  • Native Habitat: North America

black gum  black gum  black gum

Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra)

  • Family: Hippocastanaceae (Horsechestnut)
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 30-60 ft
  • Spread: 30 ft
  • Blooming Season: Early Spring
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Fruit Color: Brown with light colored spot
  • Native Habitat: North America

ohio buckeye  ohio buckeye  ohio buckeye  ohio buckeye

Franklin Tree (Franklinia alatamaha)

  • Family: Theaceae (Tea)
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 10-20 feet
  • Spread: 6-15 feet
  • Blooming Season: July-August
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Fruit Color: Green/Brown
  • Native Habitat: Southeastern United States

franklin   franklin  franklin

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

  • Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 20-30 feet
  • Spread: 25-35 feet
  • Blooming Season: April
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Fruit Color: Red/Brown
  • Native Habitat: North and Central America

eastern redbud  eastern redbud  eastern redbud  eastern redbud

Katsura Tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum)

  • Family: Cercidiphyllaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 40-60 feet
  • Spread: 25-60 feet
  • Blooming Season: March to April
  • Bloom Color: Green to reddish green
  • Fruit Color: Green
  • Native Habitat: China, Japan

katsura  katsura  katsura

 Common Beech/ European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

  • Family: Fagaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 50-60 feet
  • Spread: 35-50 feet
  • Blooming Season: April to May
  • Bloom Color: Yellowish-Green
  • Fruit Color: Brown
  • Native Habitat: Central Europe
 european beech  european beech  european beech

Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)

  • Family: Betulaceae
  • Persistence: Deciduous
  • Height: 50-70 feet
  • Spread: 35-50 feet
  • Blooming Season: March to April
  • Bloom color: Yellowish brown (male) Green (female)
  • Fruit Color: Yellowish Green
  • Native Habitat: North America
paper birch  paper birch  paper birch  paper birch
Last Updated: 8/8/16