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The Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) is an evergreen conifer tree that got its common name for having the longest leaves of the eastern pine species. The needlelike leaves, which come in bundles of three, can grow up to 18 inches long!...
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Pinus ponderosa) is one of the Southwest's tallest trees in many parts of its range, growing to incredible heights of over 200 feet, with huge trunks 3-4 feet across. Named for its ponderous (heavy) wood, this pine is the major...
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The Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens) was designated the official state tree of Colorado in 1939. Known for its stately, majestic, symmetrical form and its beautiful silver-blue color, the Colorado Blue Spruce was first discovered on Pikes Peak in 1862...
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The Red Maple (Acer Rubrum) earns its name with its vivid red flowers in early spring, red twigs of new growth, red fruit and brilliant red leaves in the fall.  In the fall, it also has a significant amount of variability in...
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