Virtual Tree Walk 

Virtual Tree Walk 

Given by The Morton Arboretum’s Trinity Pierce

We had a lively discussion and learned a lot about Tree ID, Selection, and Care. Here are some resources for you.

Resources Tree Guides

  • Michigan Trees, Burton BarnesThe Illustrated Book of Trees, William Grimm
  • Trees of Illinois, Linda Kershaw
  • Trees of Illinois, Stan Tekiel
  • Tree Finder: A Manual for the Identification of Trees by Their Leaves, May Theilgaard Watt
  • Native Trees of the Midwest, Sally S. Weeks

Online Information on Trees and Native Plants

  1. The Morton Arboretum Tree Selector 
  2. The Morton Arboretum Trees and Plants List 
  3. Chicago Region Trees Initiative – Tree Care 
  4. CRTI Urban Canopy Summaries 
    1. Northbrook Summary 
  5. Illinois Wildflowers organizes the wildflowers of Illinois according to their habitats. It includes information on trees, shrubs, vines, and insects, as well as definitions of botanical and ecological terminology.
  6.  IL – Common Trees of the Chicago Region 

Many thanks to Trinity and Sharon for putting this event on.