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Northwest Missouri State University


Arboretum Wish List

We would like to improve the arboretum by planting these trees. Some of them are new to the arboretum, and some of them are currently represented by only one or two specimens.

Desired Species New to the Arboretum

* Species in red indicate those most needed

  • Fraser Fir ( Abies fraseri)
  • Balsam Fir ( Abies balsamea)
  • Trident Maple
    (Acer buergeranum)
  • Shantung Maple
    ( Acer truncatum 'Norwegian
    Sunset')
  • Devil Maple ( Acer diabolicum)
  • Manchurian Maple
    ( Acer mandshuricum)
  • Three-flower Maple
    ( Acer triflorum)
  • Bigleaf Maple
    ( Acer macrophyllum)
  • Korean Maple
    (Acer pseudosieboldianum
    )
  • Striped Maple
    (Acer pennsylvanicum
    )
  • Mountain Maple (Acer spicatum)
  • Painted Maple ( Acer truncatum
    subsp. mono
    )
  • Boxelder ( Acer negundo)
  • Sweet Birch ( Betula lenta)
  • Yellow Birch
    ( Betula alleghaniensis)
  • Chinese Paper Birch
    ( Betula albosinensis)
  • Japanese Cherry Birch
    ( Betula grossa)
  • Monarch Birch
    ( Betula maximowicziana)
  • Chinese Pine
    ( Pinus tabulaeformis)
  • Bristlecone Pine ( Pinus aristata)
  • Lacebark Pine ( Pinus bungeana)
  • Swiss Stone Pine ( Pinus cembra)
  • Korean Pine ( Pinus koraiensis)
  • Balkan Pine ( Pinus peuce)
  • Pitch Pine ( Pinus rigida)
  • Himalayan Pine
    ( Pinus wallichiana)
  • Large Tooth Aspen
    ( Populus grandidentata)
  • Quaking Aspen
    ( Populus tremuloides)
  • Serbian Spruce ( Picea omorika)
  • Sassafrass ( Sassafrass albidum)
  • Chestnut Oak ( Quercus prinus)
  • English Walnut ( Juglans regia)
  • Bitternut Hickory
    ( Carya cordiformis)
  • Green Hawthorn ( Crategus viridis
    'Winter King')
  • Franklin Tree
    ( Franklinia alatamaha)
  • Goldenchain Tree
    ( Laburnum x watereri)
  • Japanese Tree Lilac
    ( Syringa reticulata)
  • Scarlet Oak ( Quercus coccinea)
  • Nuttall Oak ( Quercus nuttallii)
  • Post Oak ( Quercus stellata)
  • Common Pawpaw
    ( Asimina triloba)
  • Weeping Willow
    ( Salix babylonica)


Species Already Found on Campus (of which more are desired)

* Species in red indicate those most needed

  • White Spruce ( Picea glauca)
  • Chinkapin Oak
    ( Quercus muhlenbergii)
  • Black Cherry ( Prunus serotina)
  • Tatarian Maple ( Acer tataricum)
  • Horsechestnut
    (
    Aesculus hippocastanum)
  • European Beech
    ( Fagus sylvatica)
  • Sawtooth Oak
    ( Quercus acutissima)
  • White Fir ( Abies concolor)
  • Norway Spruce ( Picea abies)
  • Black Maple ( Acer nigrum)
  • European Larch ( Larix decidua)
  • Black Oak ( Quercus velutina)
  • Ponderosa Pine
    ( Pinus ponderosa)
  • Texas Buckeye
    ( Aesculus arguta)
  • Douglas Fir
    ( Pseudotsuga menziesii)
  • Pecan ( Carya illinoensis)
  • Ohio Buckeye ( Aesculus glabra)
  • Paperbark Maple ( Acer griseum)
  • Full Moon Maple
    ( Acer japonicum)
  • Hedge Maple ( Acer campestre)
  • Turkish Filbert ( Corylus colurna)
  • Saucer Magnolia
    ( Magnolia x soulangiana)
  • Yellow Buckeye
    ( Aesculus octandra)
  • White Oak ( Quercus alba)
  • Canadian Hemlock
    ( Tsuga canadensis)
  • English Oak ( Quercus robur)
  • Limber Pine ( Pinus flexilis)
  • Water Oak ( Quercus nigra)
  • Chinese Chestnut
    ( Castanea mollissima)
  • American Hornbeam
    ( Carpinus caroliniana)
  • Overcup Oak ( Quercus lyrata)
  • Tulip Tree [Yellow Poplar]
    ( Liriodendron tulipifera)
  • Shingle Oak ( Quercus imbricaria)
  • European Hornbeam
    ( Carpinus betulus)
  • Lacebark Elm ( Ulmus parvifolia)
  • American Beech
    ( Fagus grandifolia)
  • American Hophornbeam
    ( Ostrya virginiana)