Miscellaneous Plants With 1 Bundle Scar

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"Bundle scars" are small marks within a leaf scar (see p. xxiv). These trees and shrubs have leaves wavy-edged or not toothed.

4 PERSIMMON, Diospyros virginiana p- 292

Old fields and barren woods; Connecticut, s, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, and e, Kansas to Florida and e, Texas.

V AMERICAN SILVERBERRY p. 293 Elaeag n us com m u ta ta

Dry soils; e. Quebec and Alaska to sw. Quebec, Minnesota,

S. Dakota, and Utah,

Y AUTUMN-OLIVE, E. umhellata (not illus.) p. 293

V DAPHNE, Daphne mezereum p. 293

Escaped, especially on limestone soils; Newfoundland and s. Ontario to New England, New York, and Ohio,

V MOUNTAIN-HOLLY, Nemopanthus mucronata p, 294

Damp thickets and swamps; Newfoundland and Minnesota to w. Virginia, W. Virginia, Indiana, and n. Illinois.

V STACGERBUSH, Lyonia mariana p, 294

Sandy or peaty soils; s. Rhode Island, se. New York, e. Pennsylvania, and Arkansas to Florida and e, Texas, ^ ZENOBIA, Zenobia pulvertdenta (not illus.) p. 294

V MINNIEBUSH, Menziesia pilosa p, 294

Wooded slopes; Pennsylvania and W. Virginia to Georgia, t WHIN, Genista tinctoria {not illus.) p. 295

V ANDRACHNE, Andrachne phyllanthoides (not illus.)p.295

V PONDSPICE, Litsea aestivalis p. 295

Swamps; se. Virginia and Tennessee to Florida and Louisiana,

V OILNUT, Pyrularia pubera p. 295

Mountain woods; Pennsylvania, W. Virginia, to Georgia and Alabama,

Coastal swamps; s, Delaware to Florida and west to Texas,

V TITI, Cyrilla racemifiora p. 296

Coastal swamps; se. Virginia to Florida and west to Texas.


Tree Bundle Scar







Pith sometimes chambered

and twigs never always speckled with brown and silver

Buds black, speckled 2 scales


Pith sometimes chambered



American Silverberry



Bark very fibrous


American Silverberry Plant

Leaves wedge-shaped oblong, wif/i sharp tips

Fruits red "berries"

Bark very fibrous


Buds long-pointed




End bud false


False End Bud

End bud false

Picture Redbay Berry


Leaves without with long-hairy glands on lower midvein hairless hairy above

Fruits dry capsules, often present


End bud true

End bud true




Leaves thin or leathery, not evergreen leathery, evergreen

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14- Scales not present at twig bases;

15. Twigs thorn-tipped COMMON BUCKTHORN 19

15. Twigs not thorn-tipped:

10. Buds globular; plants either parasitic or semi-aquatic;

17. Parasites on tree roots; s, Appalachians:

18. Twigs hairy; branchlets pale brown

BUCKLEY A (16) IS. Twigs hairless; branchlets dark gray

NESTRONIA (lfi) 17. Crowing in shallow water or on wet soils:

19, Ix^af scars and buck often in whorls of 3*$; opposing leaf scars connected by lines; buds single above leaf scars;

20, Twigs rounded and smooth


20, Twig% angular und ridged


19, Leaf scars and buds paired; leaf scars not connected by lines; buds often several above leaf scars FORESTIERAS 19

16« Buds elongate; nonparasitic upland plants:

2L Bud scales thick, fleshv; side buds with only

2-3 scales LILACS 18

21. Bud scales papery; side buds with 4 or more scales:

22, Twigs slender, Via" or under; leaf scars much raised PRIVETS 16

22, Twigs stout, over Mc" thick; leaf scars not raised {at least top edges about flush with twigs) FRINGE-TREE 16

10. Bundle scars 3:

23. Side buds hidden beneath leal scars or bark;

24. Leaf scars raised above the twigs; bark of branchlets tight; tree FLOWERING DOGWOOD 15

24, Leaf scars not raised (at least upper edges about flush with twigs); bark of branchlets usually flaky; shrubs:

25. Plants of upland sites; twigs neither branched nor striated MOCK-ORANGES 19

25, Plants of coastal salt marshes and shores; twigs branched, finely lined MARSH ELDER (19)

23, Side buds visible;

26, Upper leaf scars meeting in raised points (in salt marshes, see also Sea-oxeye, p* 81) ASH LEAF MAPLE 10 26. Upper leaf scars not meeting in raised points: 27, Paired leaf scars not connected hv lines;

28. Twig tips usuallv thorny; inner hark yellow


28. Twig tips not thorny; inner bark not yellow: 29, Broken twigs with a spicy odor; twigs swollen near buds ALLSPICES 16

29. Broken twigs without a spicy odor; twigs not much swollen at buds;

Name Plate 30. Central end but! lacking, only a pair of buds at twig tips: 31. Pith white, bud scales 2-4, fniits balloon I ike capsules


31. Pith brown, hud scales many, fruits small and juicy, berrylike RED ELDERBERRY 8

30. Central end bud present; I or 3 buds present at twig tips:

32. Bud scale 1; fruits small capsules containing many tiny, silky seeds BASKET WILLOW 56

32. Buds without scales or, if scaly, with 2 or more scales: 33, Bud scales more than 2:

34. Bud scales fi or less (usually I or less); fniits fleshy with single flat seeds VIBURNUMS (2) 21

34, Bud scales most I v 6 or more; fruits drv, winged MAPLES 22

33. Bud scales 2 or none;

35. Leaf scars not J -shaped, nearly enclosing the buds JAPANESE CORKTREE (10)

35. L>eaf scars U-shaped, adjacent to the buds: 36. Twigs hairy or trunk bark white-striped;

bud scales 2; fniits dry, winged MAPLES 22 36. Twigs not hairy; trunk not white-striped;

bud scales 2 or none; fruits fleshy, with single flat seeds VIBURNUMS (1) 20

27, Paired leaf scars connected by lines: 37- Papery scales present at twig bases:

38. Thin, hairv ridges descending along sides of twigs;

bark not papery BUSH-HONEYSUCKLES 19

38- Twigs not ridged; bark papery;

39, Twigs stout, relatively inflexible; umbrellalike dried fruit clusters usually present in winter; low shnihs HYDRANGEAS 19

39. Twigs slender, relatively flexible; fniits are berries; low or tall shrubs HONEYSUCKLES (2) 14 37, No papery scales present at the bases of the twigs: 40. Bud scales more than 2:

41. Mostly shrubs; fruits fleshy with single flat seeds; bud scales 6 or less (usually 4 or less)

VIBURNUMS (2) 21 41+ Mostly trees; fniits dry, winged; bud scales mostly

6 or more MAPLES 22

40. Bud scales 2 or none:

42. l^eaf scars raised above the twigs; bud scales 2


42. l^af scars usually not much raised above the twigs:

43. "wigs hairy or tnink bark white-striped; bud scales 2; fniits dry, winged MAPLES 22

43. 1 wigs not hairy; trunk not white-striped; bud scales 2 or none; fniits fleshy with single flat seeds VIBURNUMS (1) 20

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5, Buds covered by a single scale DWARF WILLOWS 32

5. Buds covered by more than 1 scale:

6. Buds covered by 2-3 scales BIRCHES 52

6w Bads covered by more numerous scales:

7. End buds false PLUMS 53

7, End buds true:

H- Older bark usually shreddy; leaf scars very narrow; broken twigs mostly with foul odor; mostly in swamps

CURRANTS 41 8, Older bark not shreddy; leaf scars not very narrow: 9* Twigs speckled; broken twigs with sour txlor

SAND CHERRY 32 9. Twigs not speckled; broken twigs without sour odor MOUNTAIN ALDER 51


Climbing or sprawling vines (caction: Watch for Poison-ivy)

10, Vines climbing by aerial rootlets; poisonous POISON J VT 25 10, Vines without aerial rootlets; n on poisonous; 1L Vines climbing by tendrils:

12, Tendrils attached to old leaf bases; twigs green and without distinct pith; sterns mostly prickly or bristly


12* Tendrils attached to twigs; twigs not green; pith distinct; stems not prickly:

13, Pitli brown, woody partitions usually present

GRAPES (1), etc, 34, 35 13. Pith white, without pith partitions: 14. Tendrils not forked


14. Tendrils forked:

15, Tendril tips very slender, often disk-

tipped BOSTON IVY, CREEPERS (35), 30 15, Tendril tips stout; not disk-tipped;

16, Tendrils present mostly near the branch tips PEPPER VINE 31

16- Tendrils more frequent CISSUS (25)

IL Vines without tendrils:

17, Prickly; trailing or climbing BRAMBLES 23

17< Not prickly; climbing by twining stems:

18. Leaf scars flanked by knobby growths WISTERIAS 18, Leaf scars not so flanked:

19. Leaf scars with more than 3 bundle sears

19. Leaf scars with 1-3 bundle scars


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48. Side buds not so hidden:

49. l,eaf scars nearlv encircling twijp; wood yellow

YELLOW ROOT 31 49. Leaf scars restricted to half the twig circumference or less; wood rarely yellow (see Yellowwood): 50, Buds nearly or completely surrounded by leaf scars: 51. Buds completely surrounded by leaf scars; bark very tough and leathery LEATHERWOOD 59

5L Buds nearly surrounded by deeply U- or V-shaped leaf scars; bark normal:

52. Bundle scars usually 5, projecting; sap not milky; wood of twigs yellow YELLOWWOOD 30 52. Bundle scars more than 5, not projecting;

sap milky; wood of twigs not yellow SUMACS 26 50. Buds located above leaf scars:

53. End buds without scales and much larger than side ones; buds wine-red PAWPAWS 59

53- Buds scalv:

54, Visible bud scales only 2-3:

55, Twigs stout, relatively inflexible; end buds false:

56, Leaf scars globed CHINABERRY (31)

56. Leaf scars crescent-shaped: poisonous

POISON SUMAC 26 55, Twigs slender, flexible; end buds tnie or false:

57. Pith partitioned near each leaf scar: 58. Twigs smooth or shreddy; mostly vines CRAPES (1), (2) 34, 35

58. Twigs with sandpapery surfaces;

shrub or tree PAPER MULBERRY 43 57. Pith solid:

59, Leaf scars narrow; bundle scars in a line; end buds tnie


59, Leaf scars oval or triangular; bundle scars not in a line; end buds fake;

60, Buds red or green, usually sharp; inner bark fibrous


60. Buds brownish, usually blunt;

inner bark weak CHESTNUTS 57 54. Buds with 4 or more visible scales:

61. Stems very long-bristly or bristly-hairy;

end buds tnie BRISTLY SARSAPARILLA 24 61. Stems not bristly, though some hairy: 62, End buds true; twigs with lines leading from leaf scars NINEBARK 42 62. End buds false; twigs not lined: 63, Bud scales in 2 rows; sap milky


63, Bud scales not in 2 rows or lower

2 paired; sap clear HAZELNUTS 51


Upright trees and shrubs with nonthorny twigs and leaf scars with 3 bundle scars (.see Division D for plants with numerous bundle scars collected in 3 groups)

Name Plate

64, Pith chambered:

65, Twigs stout; leaf scars large, shield-shaped WALNUTS 27 65- Twigs slender; leaf scars small, not shield-shaped:

66, Twigs green; fruits small dry pods in clusters; shnih


66. Twigs brownish; fruits l^errylike; trees:

67, End buds false; fniits dry when ripe HACKBERRIES 43 67, End buds true; fruits fleshy SOUR GUMS 59

64, Pith continuous:

68. Buds without scales; hairy:

69- Buds stalked, with slender bases:

70. Fruit pods in short clumps WITCH-HAZELS 57 70. Fruit pods in long clusters WITCH-ALDER (57) 69. Buds not stalked BUCKTHORNS 58

68, Buds with 1 or more scales:

71. Twigs with small yellow resin-dots evident (use lens):

72. Buds short, hlunt WAXMYRTLES 57

72. Buds long, slender CURRANTS 41 71* Twigs without resin-dots (use lens):

73. Leaf scars like a narrow line half encircling twigs; plants bramhlelike ROSES 23

73, L^eaf scars wider; plants not b ramble I ike: 74. End buds true:

75- Buds with 1-3 visible scales (or if 4 scales, then buds somewhat long-pointed): 76, Buds with single caplike scale

WILLOWS U), (2) 55,56 76- Buds with more than 1 scale:

77. Buds narrowed conspicuously at base (stalked); bud scales 2-3, reddish ALDERS 51

77» Buds nut stalked (sessile):

78. Older hranchlets with leaf-scar-crowded \pur branches; bud scales not paired: 79. Bark usually with narrow cross stripes BIRCHES 52

79. Bark not striped APPLES 58 78. Older hranchlets without spur branches; hud scales 2-4, paired (see also Bladder-senna* p. 144)

80, Bud scales 2; leaf scars crowded toward twig tips

ALTERNATE-LEAF DOGWOOD 59 80, Bud scales 2 or 4, somewhat long-pointed; leaf scars not crowded toward twig tips

75. Buds with 4 or more visible scales:

Division E (contd.) Name Plate

81. Buds ball-shaped, some thorns over 1" usually present


8L Buds longer than broad:

82. Buds with lowermost scale immediately above leaf scar; bark often smooth and greenish on young trunks and branches; trees POPLARS 44

82. Lowest bud scale not so aligned:

83. Branch lets often with corky "wings"; bud scales hairy-fringed; tree SWEETGUM 42

83. Branch lets without corky wings:

84. Twigs nearly encircled by narrow stipule scars near leaf scars; buds very long, slim BEECH 57 84, Twigs without encircling stipule scars;

85- End buds much larger than side buds and clustered at twig tips; s. Missouri south ward CO R K W OOD 59

85. End buds about same size as side 1>uds, clustered only in some cherries:

86. Twigs with obvious long lines leading from each end of the leaf scar and bark papery, shreddy; 87, Twigs with 3 lines descending from each leaf scar; yellow resin -dots lacking NINEBARK 42

87. Twigs with only 2 descending lines or if with 3 then with resin-

dots (use lens) CURRANTS 41

86. Twigs without long {but sometimes with short) lines from leaf scars; bark not papery or shreddy:

88. Buds reddish, slender:

89. Bud scales often twisted with black tips (use lens); shrubs or small trees JUNEBERR1ES 54

89, Bud scales not twisted but with tips notched (use lens); shrubs CHOKEBERR1ES 58

88* Buds not reddish or, if so, then stout, or at least not slender:

90. Older bark usually with narrow cross stripes; trees or shrubs CHERRIES 53

90. Older bark not cross-striped: 9L Bud scales paired, 2-4 B.-SENNA, SMOKETREE (30), 59

9L Bud scales not paired: 92. Leaf scars narrow; trees or shrubs

APPLES 38, 58 92. l^eaf scars deeper; northern shrub


74- End buds false:

93. Buds with 2-3 visible scales:

Division E (contd.) Nanw Plate

94. Twigs stout; leaf sears large; buds small, round; trees (see also Hoptree and Albizzia. below):

95, Buds often several at each leaf sear, 1 above another: 96. Buds imbedded in bark: twigs whitish; pith pink

COFFEE-TREE 31 96, Buds raised; twigs not whitish; pith whitish

WESTERN SOAPBERRY (30) 95, Buds single; raised; leaf scar 3-lobed; pith white

CHINABERRY (31) 94, Twigs slender; leaf scars smaller; buds various; trees and shrubs:

97, Broken twigs spicy-aromatic; buds clustered


97, Broken twigs not aromatic:

98. Leaf scars U-shaped; buds hairy HOPTREE 25

98- Leaf scars otherwise:

99- Twigs deeply grooved; occurring at edges of salt water GROUNDSELrTREE 58

99, Twigs not grooved; mostly on uplands:

100- Twigs usually red or green; inner hark tough and fibrous BASSWOODS 43

100, Not as above:

101. Buds as wide as long ALBIZZIA 31

10L Buds considerably longer than broad:

102, Pith irregular in cross section

CHESTNUTS 57 102, Pith nearly circular or oval in cross section 1NDIGOBUSHES 30 93, Buds with 4 or more visible scales:

103, Broken twigs with spicv odor: twigs hairv; low shrub


103, Broken twigs not spicy-aromatic;

104, Buds short, blunt» ball-like; plant usually long-

thorny HAWTHORNS 39

104. Buds mostly longer, not ball-like; not thorny;

105, Dry clustered remains of tiny fruit capsules usually present; twigs and buds hairv; low shnibs NEW JERSEY TEAS 43

105, Fruit remains, if present» larger, not capsular: 106, Leaf scars raised with 2 obvious longish lilies leading from sides of their bases: 107. Leaf scars with upper edge often fringed; some buds narrow at base; a 3rd line sometimes leading from centers of leaf-scar bases REDBL'D 43 107, Leaf scars not fringed; buds not stalked; only 2 lines: 108, Buds narrow, often sharp; broken twigs with sour odor; trunk bark often with cross stripes PLUMS 38, 53

108. Buds broad, mostly blunt; broken twi^s without sour

Division E (contd.) Name Plate odor; trunk bark not striped APPLES, PEARS 38, 58

106. Leaf scars not raised or at least without obvious lines lead* ing from them:

109* Scales of buds in regular vertical rows:

110. Bud scales in 2 rows; buds round in cross section; some species with "winged" branchlets; trunk ridged ELMS 50

110. Bud scales in 4 rows; buds 4 angled; branchlets not winged; trunk smooth, "muscular" IRONWOOD 51 I0i), Scales of buds not in regular rows; buds round in cross section;

111. Buds pressed tightly against twigs; pith sometimes chambered HACK BERRIES 43

111. Buds not tightly pressed; pith continuous:

112, Leaf scars in 2 regular rows along twigs; 113, Buds sharp; scales finely grooved (use lens); trunk scaly; tree HORNBEAM 51

113, Buds blunt; bud scales not grooved (use lens); sterns not scaly; shrubs


112. Leaf scars less regularly placed:

114. Bud scales blackish, dark BUCKTHORNS 58 114. Bud scales brown. lighter PLUMS 38, 53


f plight trees and shrubs with nonthorny twigs and with leaf scars either lacking or with I bundle scar

115. Leaf scars lacking:

116. Trees with fibrous bark; twigs and needlelike foliage dropping in winter leaving no leaf scars; fruits ball* shaped cones BALDCYPRESS 3

116. Shrubs* rambling and thornless with thin (laky bark; leaves breaking off above base. 3 bundle scars evident only if leaf base is cut transversely

FLOWERING RASPBERRIES 42 115. Leaf scars present, with 1 bundle scar:

117, Leaves needlelike, clustered, falling in winter; "warty"

spur branches present; fruits cones LURCHES 2

117, Leaves not needlelike hut falling in winter; fruits not cones;

118, Pith chambered:

119, Buds with onlv 2 visible scales, blackish

PERSIMMON 68 119, Buds with more than 2 visible scales: 120» Bark white-striped; buds reddish


120. Bark not striped; buds dark


118, Pith continuous:

121. Twigs covered with silver and brown scales


Division F (confd.) Same Plate

12L Twigs without such scales:

122. Broken twigs with very tough leathery i*ark DAPHNE 68 122. Twig l>ark not especially tough:

123. Buds without scales SNOWBELLS 67

123, Buds covered by scales:

124. Broken twigs spicy-aromatic:

125, In southern swamps; twigs not branched


125. In uplands, widespread; twigs often branched SASSAFRAS 43

124. Broken twigs not spicy-aromatic:

126. End buds false:

127. ■ wigs covered with numerous, fine, granular speckles {sometimes partly obscured by hairiness); twigs usually green or reddish; buds mostly with 2-3 visible scales; shnibs


127. Twigs not warty-granular:

128. Buds with 2 visible scales: 129, Buds blackish; pith spongy or chambered

PERSIMMON 68 129. Buds not blackish; pith continuous:

130. Fruits fleshy lorries; twigs hairy or flattened and ridged or older bark shreddv HUCKLEBERRIES 63 130. Fruits dry capsules; twig* neither hairy nor flattened and ridged; older bark not shreddy: 13L Buds blunt


13L Buds mostly sharp

MALEBERRY 66 128. Buds. 3 or more visible stales: 132. I^eaf scars conspicuously raised, often with descending lines at sides; twig? very slender; clustered small dry fruits common at twig tips SPIREAS 60 132 I>eaf scars not conspicuously raised, without lines at sides:

133. Tree; buds small; ball-shaped; fruits small dry capsules

Division F (contd.) Name Plate

133. Shrubs:

134. Twigs usually with reddish, catkinlike bud clusters; fruits dry capsules SWEETBELLS 66 134* Twigs without catkinlike bud clusters:

135. Buds l>all-shaped or conical; fruits dry capsules;

136. Twigs grayish STAGCERBUSH 68

136. Twigs reddish ZENOBIA (68) 135, Buds longer; fruits not capsules:

137. Southwestern; fruits l>eanlike pods


137. Widespread: fniits fleshv berries


126- End buds true:

138. End buds much larger than side buds; buds usually clustered toward twig tips; side buds with 2-3 scales; shruhs:

lift). Outer bud scales of end buds about as long as buds, hairy, often falling early PEP PER BUSHES 66 139. Outer bud scales shorter than buds, not falling early:

140. Branch lets with shreddy bark MINNIEBUSH 68

140. Branch lets with tight bark AZALEAS 64 138, End buds aI>out size of side buds:

141. Spur branches usually present; very tiny, black sharp stipules flanking each leaf scar (use lens); buds often clustered toward twig tips; trees or shrubs HOLLIES 61

14L Spur branches and stipules of this type absent; buds variable; shrubs: 142. Buds with 2-3 visible scales;

143- Twigs angled with long ridges: 144. Usually scrambling, vinelike


144. Upright shrubs

WHIN, ANDRACHNE (68) 143, Twigs neither angled nor ridged:

145. Buds hairy, tapering; Virginia southward

SILKY , MOUNTAIN CAMELLUS 67 145- Buds hairless

BLADDER-SENNA (30) MOU NT A IN H OLLY 68 142. Buds with 4 or more visible scales: 146- Twigs sharply ridged, green, often dying at tips: 147, Dense bushy shrub


147. Weak slender shrub


146, Twigs not ridged;

148. Buds clasped at l>ase by raised leaf scars and stipules


Division F (contd.) Name Plate

148, Buds not clasped at base:

149. Twigs very slender, often tipped with Hat or cone-shaped clusters of small dry fruits; clumped shrubs


149. Twigs Jess slender; clusters of dry fruits may be present;

150, Buds large, greenish; plants parasitic on roots of other shrubs or trees; fruits large, nutlike; Appalachians OILNUT 68 150. Buds small, not greenish; plants not parasitic;

fruits small dry capsules NEW JERSEY TEAS 43


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