13 Tree Names Starting With T

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1. Tallow Tree, Chinese

Scientific Name: Sapium sebiferum

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Native: Introduced from East Asia

Type: Deciduous

Tallow Tree, Chinese has alternate, simple, ovate or elliptic, yellowish, turning reddish, narrowed to slender pointed leaves.

It has unisexual, male and female yellowish, intermingled in spikelike clustered flowers and three-lobed capsule-like fruit with dull white seeds.

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2. Tamarack

Scientific Name: Larix laricina

Family: Pinaceae

Native: Western North America

Type: Deciduous

Tamarack has slender, flexible, orange-brown, hairless twigs with needle-like thick, very flexible, light green leaves.

Its seed cone is long, globose, ovoid, red, and yellow-brown, usually on a curved stalk and long with a wing.

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3. Tamarind, Littleleaf False

Scientific Name: Lysiloma watsonii

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Western North America

Type: Deciduous

Tamarind and Littleleaf False have alternate, oblong, finely hairy leaves composed of bipinnately compound primary segments.

Each plant produces bisexual, tiny white flowers followed by straight, flat, oblong legumes with a stiff-papery, reddish-brown, hairless exterior.

At maturity, the sides of the legumes separate from the wiry margins.

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4. Tamarisk, African

Scientific Name: Tamarix africana

Family: Tamaricaceae

Native: Introduced from the Mediterranean region

Type: Both Evergreen and Deciduous

Tamarisk, African is a small bushy tree with black or dark purple bark and translucent margins. Its flowers are wide, with an axis of racemes papillose, and the base of each filament confluent has

swollen, roughly conical lobes of the nectar disk.

Suggested Video: Growing a Tamarisk Tree-

5. Tara

Scientific Name: Caesalpinia spinosa

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Cultivated widely in Mexico

Type: Both Evergreen and Deciduous

Tara has bipinnate, long, oval, primary segments and consists of flower petals, yellow in color, fading reddish, with the upper petals red-spotted.

Its fruit is in crowded racemes in the form of an oblong, long, thick, and pulpy legume.

6. Temu

Scientific Name: Luma apiculata

Family: Myrtaceae

Native: Introduced from South America

Type: Evergreen

Temu consists of an erect, twisted, and contorted trunk and crown with many branches.

Its bark is smooth, shed in flakes, orange, with white patches, and has opposite, simple, ovate, leathery leaves and cream and tinged pink vase-shaped flowers.

Its fruit is purple-berry-like.

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7. Tenaza

Scientific Name: Havardia pallens

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Western North America

Type: Both Evergreen and Deciduous

Tenanza consists of alternate, bipinnately compound, leaflets, long, finely hairy, pale grayish-green leaves, and has a cup-shaped gland.

The Tenanza Tree has small, sweetly scented, globose whiteheads that are held in branched clusters. Its legume is straight, flat but bulging, velvety or hairless, red-brown, and hangs down.

Its fruit is promptly dehiscing.

8. Tobacco Tree

Scientific Name: Nicotiana glauca

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Introduced from South America

Type: Evergreen

The Tobacco Tree has twigs that are alternate, simple and have a leathery texture.

The leaves are hairless and a grayish-green color. The flowers are bisexual and fused into a cuplike calyx, with a tubular, yellow or greenish-yellow corolla.

The fruit is an egg-shaped four-valved capsule that is reddish-brown.

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9. Toyon

Scientific Name: Heteromeles arbutifolia

Family: Rosaceae

Native: Western North America

Type: Evergreen

Toyon contains thin, gray, slender, dark reddish, pubescent hairless twigs and alternate, simple, ascending, leathery, finely saw-toothed leaves. Its flowers are small, numerous, in branched

round or flat-topped terminal clusters, white, roundish, and have globose or pear-shaped,

bright red pome fruit.

Suggested Video: Facts about Toyon Tree-

10. Tallow, Chinese

Scientific Name: Sapium sebiferum

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Native: Introduced from China and Japan

Type: Deciduous

Tallow, Chinese is an upright tree with an erect, single trunk and mild contortions. Its bark is grayish-brown and its leaves are alternate, simple, mostly ovate, or nearly rhombic.

Its flowers are yellowish, with petals absent, and male and female flowers are intermingled in cylindric spikelike inflorescences, with three-lobed capsules.

Its dull-white seeded fruits are the result of pollination.

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11. Toothache Tree

Scientific Name: Zanthoxylum americanum

Family: Rutaceae

Native: Eastern North America woodlands

Type: Deciduous

Toothache Tree consists of smooth, furrowed barks with stout, flat-based prickles that usually fall off with age and has slender, dark brown, smooth twigs.

Its leaves are alternate, pinnately compound, ovate, unisexual or bisexual flowers, greenish-yellow in color.

Its fruit is a fleshy orange-brown pod with 1 or 2 seeds.

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12. Titi (Family)

Native: Distributed from the Southeast U.S. to the West Indies and Northern South America

Type: Both Evergreen and Deciduous

Titi Family is a small family of 2 genera and 2 species with alternate leaves, elongate, cylindric inflorescences, and small white flowers.

Its species are closely allied to plants of the heath family, and at least one species of titi has been included within the heath family by some taxonomists.

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13. Tamaricaceae (Family)

Native: Widespread in Eurasia and Africa

Type: Both Evergreen and Deciduous

The Tamaricaceae family consists of about 4 or 5 genera of shrubs and trees.

It has much-branched, green, and photosynthetic twigs and small, scalelike leaves.

Its flowers are tiny, inflorescences sepals, petals, and contain fruit capsules with hairy seeds.

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Hopefully, this guide has assisted you in identifying trees, starting with the letter T.

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