Kentucky Trees

Kentucky Trees
This website provides information on many of the common trees native to Kentucky. We hope you find it informative. This site is maintained by the Department of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky and is a collaborative effort between Robert Geneve, Richard Durham, Christy Cassady and Tom Shearin. Special thanks to Timothy Geneve for help with the propagation section. Partial funding for this site comes from the Kentucky Division of Forestry, Leah W. MacSwords, Director.

Direct any inquires to
Walk Across Kentucky
Includes a description of Kentucky's ecological regions; a native tree walk at the arboretum; and dicotomous identification keys.
Tree Profiles
Contains descriptions of over 60 trees native to Kentucky.
Has basic propagation information and methods for selected trees.
Leaf Collection
Describes the types of leaves seen in trees.
Fruit Collection
Describes common fruit types found in trees.