Table 1.

Trees of the United States Military Academy, with species priority values.

ValuezGenusSpeciesCultivarCommon name
0AbiesbalsameaBalsam fir
1cancolorConcolor fir
0spp.Fir species
1Acercampes treHedge maple
1cissifoliumIvy-leafed maple
0ginnalaAmur maple
–1negundoBoxelder maple
1nikoenseNikko maple
0palmatumJapanese maple
1pensylvanicumStriped maple
–1platanoidesNorway maple
1rubrumRed maple
0saccharinumSilver maple
1saccharumSugar maple
1triflorumThree flower maple
0AesculushippocastanumHorsechestnut
–1AilanthusaltissimaTree of heaven
–1AlbiziajulibrissinMimosa
1AmelanchierarboreaDowny serviceberry
0Spp.Serviceberry species
0BetulaalleghaniensisYellow birch
1nigraHeritageRiver birch
0papyriferaPaper birch
–1pendulaEuropean birch
0populifoliaGray birch
1CalocedrusdecurrensIncensecedar
1CarpinusbetulusEuropean hornbeam
1carolinianaBlue beech
1CaryacordiformisBitternut hickory
1glabraPignut hickory
1ovataShagbark hickory
1tomentosaMockernut hickory
1spp.Hickory species
–1CastaneadentataAmerican chestnut
0CatalpaspeciosaCatalpa
0CeltisoccidentalisHackberry
1CercidiphyllumjaponicumKatsuratree
1CerciscanadensisRedbud
0ChamaecyparispisiferaJapanese falsecypress
1CladrastiskentuckeaYellowwood
–1CornusfloridaFlowering dogwood
1kouṡaKousa dogwood
1masCornelian cherry dogwood
0CorylusavellanaEuropean filbert
–1avellanaContortaCorkscrew filbert
1colurnaTurkish filbert
0Crataeguscrus-galliCockspur hawthorn
1crus-galliInermisThornless cockspur hawthorn
0mollisDowny hawthorn
0phaenopyrumWashington hawthorn
1viridisWinter KingWinter king hawthorn
–1ElaeagnusumbellataAutumn olive
1FagusgrandifoliaAmerican beech
1sylvaticaEuropean beech
1FraxinusamericanaWhite ash
0excelsiorEuropean ash
0excelsiorHesseiHessei ash
1pennsylvanicaGreen ash
1GinkgobilobaGinkgo
0GleditsiatriacanthosHoneylocust
1HalesiaCarolinaCarolina silverbell
1IlexopacaAmerican holly
–1JuglanscinereaButternut
1nigraBlack walnut
1regiaEnglish walnut
1JuniperuschinensisChinese juniper
0virginianaEastern red cedar
0KoelreuteriapaniculataGoldenrain tree
–1Laburnum× wateredGoldenchain tree
1LarixdeciduaEuropean larch
1LiquidambarstyracifluaSweet gum
0LiriodendrontulipiferaTuliptree
0MadurapomiferaOsage orange
1MagnoliaacuminataCucumbertree magnolia
1salicifoliaAnise magnolia
1× soulangianaSaucer magnolia
1tripetelaUmbrella magnolia
–1MalusdomesticaApple
0,1spp.Crabapple
1MetasequoiaglyptostroboidesDawn redwood
–1MorusalbaMulberry (white)
1rubraRed mulberry
1NyssasylvaticaBlack gum
1OstryavirginianaHophornbeam
1OxydendrumarboreumSourwood
0PiceaabiesNorway spruce
0glaucaWhite spruce
1omorikaSerbian spruce
0pungensColorado spruce
0PinusaristataBristlecone pine
1densifloraUmbraculiferaTanyosho Japanese red pine
0mugoMugo pine
0nigraAustrian pine
0ponderosaPonderosa pine
–1resinosaRed pine
1strobusWhite pine
–1sylvestrisScots pine
0PlatanusoccidentalisSycamore
1× acerifoliaLondon planetree
–1PopulusdeltoidesCottonwood
0grandidentatumBigtooth aspen
0PrunusaviumSweet cherry
–1cerasiferaCherry plum
–1persicaPeach
–1PrunusserotinaBlack cherry
0serrulataKwanzanOriental cherry
0subhirtellaPendulaHigan cherry
0spp.Cherry or Primus species
0× yedoensisYoshino cherry
0PseudotsugamenziesiiDouglasfir
0PteleatrifoliataWafer ash
0PyruscalleryanaCallery pear
–1communisCommon pear
1QuercusacutissimaSawtooth oak
1albaWhite oak
1bicolorSwamp white oak
1cerrisTurkey oak
1coccineaScarlet oak
0imbricariaShingle oak
0palustrisPin oak
1prinusChestnut oak
1roburEnglish oak
1rubraRed oak
1variabilisOriental oak
1spp.Hybrid oak
–1RobiniapseudoacaciaBlack locust
–1RhamnuscatharticaCommon buckthorn
–1SalixalbaTristisWeeping willow
–1matsudanaTortuosaCorkscrew willow
–1spp.Pussy willow
1SassafrasalbidumSassafras
1SophorajaponicaJapanese pagodatree
0SorbusalnifoliaKorean mountainash
–1aucupariaEuropean mountainash
1SyringareticulataJapanese tree lilac
1TaxodiumdistichumBaldcypress
–1Taxusspp.Yew
–1ThujaoccidentalisArborvitae
0TtliaamericanaBasswood
0cordataLittleleaf linden
1tomentosaSilver linden
1× europaeaEuropean linden
–1TsugacanadensisHemlock
0UlmusamericanaAmerican elm
1glabraCamperdownCamperdown elm
1parvifoliaLacebark elm
1proceraEnglish elm
–1rubraRed elm
1ViburnumprumfoliumBlackhaw viburnum
1ZelkovaserrataJapanese zelkova
  • z 1 = highly desirable, recommended for use; 0 = species has some undesirable features, limited use; –1 = undesirable, not recommended for use.