How to identify trees


Look for fallen leaves or nuts and seeds on the ground as they will help you a lot. Where the trees are found might also be helpful for example, alder and willow trees near rivers or others in plantations. The bark of the tree may also be a good clue but it's not always easy.

This suggested webpage focuses on trees in winter 

This also is very helpful for winter 

One of the best places to get help is the Woodland Trust. They also offer a free App for your phone which uses different tree features to help you identify them. 

A useful short list of common trees and features is here 



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