Accounts of the Trees at Keele

We have over 150 species of tree on campus, not counting the 240 species and varieties of Flowering Cherry! Amongst them are many of our common native species as well as some more unusual ones. So, if you can't tell a Beech from a Birch or just want to know a bit more about them then read on!

The list below covers all the species recorded so far at Keele. For hyper-linked names there is a separate page on that species with illustrations - simply follow the link!

There is a separate page on our Flowering Cherry collection.


A - B - C - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - R - S - T - U - W - Y

 

A
Acacia, False Robinia pseudoacacia
Alder, Common Alnus glutinosa
Alder, Grey Alnus incana
Alder, Italian Alnus cordata
Apple Malus sp
Apple Malus 'Golden Hornet'
Apple Malus 'Kidd's Orange Red'
Ash Fraxinus sogdiana
Ash, Caucasian Fraxinus oxycarpa
Ash, Claret Fraxinus angustifolia 'Raywood'
Ash, Common Fraxinus excelsior
Ash, Manchurian Fraxinus manchurica
Ash, Manna Fraxinus ornus
Ash, Narrow-leaved Fraxinus angustifolia
Ash, Oregon Fraxinus latifolia
Ash, Red Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Aspen Populus tremula
   
B
Bean Tree, Indian Catalpa bignonioides
Beech Fagus sylvatica
Beech, Copper Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
Beech, Dawyk Purple Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyk Purple'
Beech, Fern-leaved Fagus sylvatica  'Heterophylla'
Birch, Downy Betula pubescens
Birch, Himalayan Betula jacquemontii
Birch, Silver Betula pendula
Birch, Szechuan Betula szechuanica
Bladdernut Staphyllea pinnata
Buckeye, Red Aesculus pavia
   
C
Camellia, Deciduous Stuartia pseudocamellia
Cedar, Atlas Cedrus atlantica
Cedar, Cyprus Cedrus brevifolia
Cedar, Deodar Cedrus deodara
Cedar, Incense Calocedrus decurrens
Cedar, Japanese Red Cryptomeria japonica
Cedar, of Lebanon Cedrus libani
Cedar, Western Red Thuja plicata
Cedar, White Thuja occidentalis
Cherry, All varieties and species
Cherry-plum Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'
Cotoneaster, Himalayan Tree Cotoneaster frigidus
Cypress, Lawson Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Cypress, Leyland x Cupressocyparis leylandii
Cypress, Nootka Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Cypress, Sawara Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa'
Cypress, Swamp Taxodium distichum
   
E
Elder Sambucus nigra
Elm Ulmus clusius
Elm, Wych Ulmus glabra
   
F
Fir, Douglas Pseudotsuga menziesii
Fir, Grand Abies grandis
Fir, Noble Abies procera
Fir, Nordmann's Abies nordmanniana
Foxglove Tree Paulownia tomentosa
   
G
Gutta-percha Tree Eucommia ulmoides
   
H
Hackberry Celtis occidentalis
Handkerchief Tree Davidia involucrata
Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Hawthorn, Midland Crataegus oxyacanthae 'Pauls Scarlet'
Hazel Corylus avellana
Hazel, Redbud Disanthus cercidifolius
Hemlock, Western Tsuga heterophylla
Holly Ilex aquifolium
Holly, Highclere Ilex X altaclarensis
Holly, Variegated Ilex aquifolia 'Aurea marginata'
Holly, Variegated Hedgehog  Ilex aquifolia 'Ferox argentata'
Honey Locust Gleditsia triacanthos 'Sunburst'
Hornbeam Carpinus betula
Hornbeam, American Carpinus caroliniana
Hornbeam, Fang's Carpinus fangiana
Hornbeam, Japanese Carpinus japonica
Horse-chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum
Horse-chestnut, Red Aesculus X carnea
   
I
Ironwood, Persian Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'
   
J
Juniper, Chinese Juniperus chinensis
   
K
Katsura Tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Kentucky Coffee Tree Gymnocladus dioicus
   
L
Larch, Hybrid Larix X eurolepis
Larch, Japanese Larix kaempferi
Laurel, Cherry Prunus laurocerasus
Laurel, Portuguese Prunus lusitanica
Lime, Caucasian Tilia euchlora
Lime, Common Tilia x europaea
Lime, Henry's Tilia henryana
Lime, Large-leaved Tilia platyphyllos
Lime, Silver Tilia tomentosa
Lime, Small-leaved Tilia cordata
   
M
Magnolia Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'
Magnolia Magnolia wilsoni
Magnolia, Southern Magnolia grandiflora
Maidenhair Tree Ginkgo biloba
Maple, Ash-leaved Acer negundo
Maple, Cappadocian Acer cappadocicum
Maple, Downy Japanese  Acer japonicum
Maple, Field Acer campestre
Maple, Japanese Acer micranthum
Maple, Norway Acer platanoides
Maple, Norway Acer platanoides 'Princeton Gold'
Maple, Red Acer rubrum
Maple, Red Snake-bark Acer capillipes
Maple, Silver Acer sacharrinum 'Borns Gracious'
Maple, Silver Acer sacharrinum
Maple, Smooth Japanese  Acer palmatum
Maple, Sugar Acer saccharium
Medlar Mespilus germanica
Monkey-puzzle Araucaria araucana
Moose-bark Acer pensylvanicum
Mulberry, Black Morus nigra
   
N
Nutmeg, Californian Torreya californica
   
O
Oak, Cork Quercus suber
Oak, Holm Quercus ilex
Oak, Lucombe Quercus X hispanica
Oak, Pedunculate Quercus robur
Oak, Pin Quercus palustris
Oak, Red Quercus rubra
Oak, Scarlet Quercus coccinea
Oak, Sessile Quercus petraea
Oak, Turkey Quercus cerris
   
P
Pagoda Tree Styphnolobium japonica
Parrotiopsis Parrotiopsis jaquemontiana
Pine, Austrian Pinus nigra
Pine, Lodgepole Pinus contorta
Maritime Pine Pinus pinaster
Pine, Ponderosa Pinus ponderosa
Pine, Scots Pinus sylvestris
Pine, Weymouth Pinus strobus
Plane, London Platanus x acerifolia
Plane, Oriental Plantanus orientalis 'Digitata'
Plum, Cherry Prunus cerasifera
Poplar, Grey Populus X canescens
Poplar, Hybrid Black  Populus X euramericana
Poplar, White Populus alba
Pride of India Koelreuteria paniculata
   
R
Redwood, Coast Sequoia sempervirens
Redwood, Dawn Metasequoia  glyptostroboides
Redwood, Giant Sequoiadendron giganteum
Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum
Rowan, Wild Sorbus acuparia
Rowan, 'Do Dong' Sorbus  'Do Dong'
Rowan, 'Golden Wonder' Sorbus 'Golden Wonder'
Rowan, 'Joseph Rock' Sorbus 'Joseph Rock'
Rowan, Hupeh's Sorbus hupehensis
Rowan, 'Schouten' Sorbus 'Schouten'
Rowan, Rossica major' Sorbus ''Rossica major'
   
S
Service Tree, Bastard Sorbus X thuringiaca
Service Tree, Wild Sorbus torminalis
Snowbell Tree Styrax japonicum
Snowy Mespil Amelanchier laevis
Southern Beech, Raoul Nothofagus procera
Southern Beech, Roble Nothofagus obliqua
Spindle, Large-leaved Euonymus latifolius
Spruce, Norway Picea abies
Spruce, Serbian Picea omorika
Spruce, Sitka Picea sitchensis
Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa
Sweetgum Liquidamber styraciflua
Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus
   
T
Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima
Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera
Tulip-tree, Chinese Liriodendron chinense
   
V
Varnish Tree Rhus verniciflua
   
W
Walnut, Black Juglans nigra
Whitebeam Sorbus aria
Whitebeam, Swedish Sorbus intermedia
Willow, Crack Salix fragilis
Willow, Goat Salix caprea
Willow, Grey Salix cinerea
Willow, Silver Salix alba 'Argentea'
Willow, White Salix alba
Wingnut, Caucasian Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Witch Hazel Hamamelis mollis
   
Y
Yew Taxus baccata
Yew, Chinese Plum Cephalotaxus fortuni
Yew, Irish Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'