Arbor Walk #62, Treekeeper ID #4666
The American Arborvitae is most prevalent in eastern and central Canada, and found in Northern Illinois, Ohio, and New York as well as scattered populations further south. St. Louis is near the southern end of the tree's range, and it benefits from being in a slightly shadier location than they would prefer in their northern ranges.
Arbor walk #73, Treekeeper ID #2196
The Dawn Redwood is considered a living fossil because it was only known due to the fossil remains from individuals that lived with the dinosaurs. It was not until the 1940's that a small population was discovered in a remote valley of the Szechwan province of China.
Arbor walk #39, Treekeeper ID #4373
A naturally occurring hybrid species of American Holly and Dahoon Holly, it was found growing in the wild in Florida in 1924. This is a broadleaf evergreen tree of small to medium stature that prefers well-drained, slightly acidic soil and dislikes extreme hot and cold temperatures.
Arbor walk #76, Treekeeper ID #5991
Arbor walk #96, Treekeeper ID #5779
Arbor walk #42, Treekeeper ID #4386
The Little-Leaf Linden is uniquely adept at withstanding polluted environments, and is therefore a great shade tree for urban settings. It is a native to Europe and exists in the wild only in protected pockets of land, where it provides ecological benefits for moths and pollinators.
Arbor walk #77, TreeKeeper ID #2644
This European spruce is often planted in temperate regions of the United States as a wind blocker, as it can grow quickly and reach an average height of 60 feet in artificial habitats. The tree’s early branches are tilted upwards, but over time the branches adopt a more open and perpendicular stance.
Arbor Walk #1, Treekeeper ID #2642
Also known as the Persian ironwood, the Persian Parrotia is known for its exfoliating bark which is particularly noticeable in the winter. When young, its leaves are reddish purple, and as it matures they will become dark green in the summer and yellow, orange, and red in the fall.