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What Tree is That?

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You can identify most trees by studying their leaves, seeds, and fruit. This animation will help you learn to identify these characteristics and take a “step-by-step” approach to arrive at the name of your tree. Once you master these skills, it will be a breeze to identify any tree using our What Tree is That? Booklets or our online Tree ID Guide.

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See our glossary of tree terms.