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Autumn leaf scans

This is my collection of autumn leaf scans of trees and bushes.


Order Cornales

Cornales is an order of flowering plants, basal among the asterids, which are part of the core eudicots. There are about 600 species of cornales. Cornales are flowering plants whose flowers are in groups of four, in which the petals are not joined with each other.


Dogwoods (Family Cornaceae)

Genus Cornus - Dogwoods, Cornels

Common Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)

Other common names: -


Genus Cornus - Dogwoods, Cornels

Roundleaf Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Other common names: -





Order Fagales

The Fagales are an order of flowering plants, including some of the best known trees. The order name is derived from genus Fagus, Beeches. They belong among the rosid group of dicotyledons.


Birches (Family Betulaceae)

Genus Betula - Birches

Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Other common names: American White Birch, Canoe Birch


Genus Betula - Birches

Silver Birch (Betula pendula)

Other common names: -


Genus Carpinus - Hornbeams

Common Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)

Other common names: European Hornbeam


Beeches, Oaks, Chestnuts (Family Fagaceae)

Genus Fagus - Beeches

Common Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Other common names: European Beech

Oaks (Genus Quercus)

Chestnut-leaved Oak (Quercus castaneifolia)

Other common names: -

Oaks (Genus Quercus)

Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur)

Other common names: English oak

Oaks (Genus Quercus)

Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

Other common names: Red Oak, Champion Oak

Oaks (Genus Quercus)

Pyrenean Oak (Quercus pyrenaica)

Other common names: -

Chestnuts (Genus Castanea)

Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)

Other common names: Marron





Order Rosales

Rosales is an order of flowering plants, including nine families, the type family being the rose family Rosaceae. These nine families are those shown by the genetic analysis carried out by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group to be related to each other.


Roses (Family Rosaceae)

Whitebeams, Rowans, Service Trees, Mountain-ash (Genus Sorbus)

European Mountain-ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

Other common names: Rowan, European Rowan


Whitebeams, Rowans, Service Trees, Mountain-ash (Genus Sorbus)

Oakleaf Mountain-ash (Sorbus thuringiaca)

Other common names: -


Whitebeams, Rowans, Service Trees, Mountain-ash (Genus Sorbus)

Swedish Whitebeam (Sorbus intermedia)

Other common names: -

Whitebeams, Rowans, Service Trees, Mountain-ash (Genus Sorbus)

Whitebeam (Sorbus aria)

Other common names: Common Whitebeam


Roses (Genus Rosa)

Japanese rose (Rosa rugosa)

Other common names: Rugosa Rose, Ramanas Rose


Plums, Cherries, Peaches, Apricots, Almonds (Genus Prunus)

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Other common names: Wild Black Cherry, Rum Cherry, Mountain Black Cherry


Plums, Cherries, Peaches, Apricots, Almonds (Genus Prunus)

Japanese Cherry (Prunus serrulata)

Other common names: Hill Cherry, Oriental Cherry, East Asian Cherry


Hawthorn (Genus Crataegus)

Midland Hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata)

Other common names: English Hawthorn, Woodland Hawthorn, Mayflower


Hawthorn (Genus Crataegus)

Morden Hawthorn (Crataegus x mordenensis)

Other common names: -


Buckthorns (Family Rhamnaceae)

Buckthorns (Genus Rhamnus)

Alder Buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula)

Other common names: Glossy Buckthorn, Breaking Buckthorn, Black Dogwood





Order Sapindales

Sapindales is a botanical name for an order of flowering plants. Well-known members of Sapindales include Citrus; Maples, Horse-chestnuts, Lychees and Rambutans; Mangos and Cashews; Frankincense and Myrrh; and Mahogany.


Soapberries (Family Sapindaceae)

Maples (Genus Acer)

Field Maple (Acer campestre)

Other common names: Hedge Maple, Common Maple

Maples (Genus Acer)

Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)

Other common names: Smooth Japanese Maple


Maples (Genus Acer)

Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)

Other common names: Creek Maple, River Maple, Silverleaf Maple, Soft Maple, Water Maple, White Maple


Horse Chestnuts, Buckeyes (Genus Aesculus)

Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Other common names: Conker Tree





Order Magnoliales

The order Magnoliales consists of 6 families (Annonaceae, Degeneriaceae, Eupomatiaceae, Himantandraceae, Magnoliaceae and Myristicaceae). Members of Magnoliales include woody shrubs, climbers, and trees.


Magnolias (Family Magnoliaceae)

Tulip Trees (Genus Liriodendron)

American Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Other common names: Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar





Order Malpighiales

Malpighiales is one of the largest orders of flowering plants, containing about 16000 species, approximately 7.8% of the eudicots. The order is very diverse and hard to recognize except with molecular phylogenetic evidence.


Willows (Family Salicaceae)

Poplars, Aspen, Cottonwoods (Genus Populus)

Hybrid Black Poplar (Populus canadensis)

Other common names: -





Order Lamiales

Lamiales is an order in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It includes approximately 24,000[1] species divided into about 20 families.


Olives, Jasmines, Lilacs, Privets, Ashes (Family Oleaceae)

Lilacs (Genus Syringa)

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Other common names: Common Lilac





Order Malvales

The Malvales are an order of flowering plants. As circumscribed by APG II-system, the order includes about 6000 species within 9 families. The order is placed in the eurosids II, which are part of the eudicots.


Mallows (Family Malvaceae)

Lime Trees (Genus Tilia)

Common Lime (Tilia x vulgaris, syn. Tilia x europaea)

Other common names: Common Linden





Order Saxifragales

Saxifragales is an order of flowering plants. Their closest relatives are a large eudicot group known as the rosids by the definition of rosids given in the APG II classification system.


Sweetgums (Family Altingiaceae)

Sweetgums (Genus Liquidambar)

American Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)

Other common names: Redgum





Order Proteales

Well-known members of Proteales include the Proteas of South Africa, the Banksia's and Macadamia's of Australia, the London Plane, and the Sacred Lotus.


Plane Trees (Family Platanaceae)

Plane Trees (Genus Platanus)

American plane (Platanus occidentalis)

Other common names: American sycamore, Occidental plane, Buttonwood





Order Ginkgoales

The Ginkgoaceae is a family of gymnosperms which appeared during the Mesozoic Era, of which the only extant representative is Ginkgo biloba, which is for this reason sometimes regarded as a living fossil.


Ginkgos (Family Ginkgoaceae)

Ginkgos (Genus Ginkgo)

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)

Other common names: Maidenhair Tree




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