Abies balsamea (L.) Mill- Balsam Fir, Balsam, Canadian Balsam, Eastern Fir, Bracted Balsam Fir,
Blister fir, Balm of Gilead
Pinus strobus L.- Eastern White Pine, Northern White Pine, Northern Pine, Soft Pine, Weymouth Pine,
Iowa Native Trees A-Z
Welcome to the Iowa A-Z native species list. We have listed them by scientific name because it is a constant and does not vary region to region or person to person. We have included the various common names associated with each scientific name to help you find the right tree. Some common names can apply to more than one tree species, so if you are having trouble narrowing down your search, take a look at our A-Z Common Name List to see which scientific names match up to the common name you are searching for.
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Black Walnut, Juglans nigra
Photo courtesy: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck.
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