Can you identify these trees by their leaves?

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You recognize Nike by the swoosh and McDonald's by the arches, but can you identify a tree by its leaves? Try this quiz, brought to you by Mother Nature's unofficial marketing team.

Question 1 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from? (Note: All correct answers use the common names as listed by the U.S. Forest Service database.)

Quaking aspen
Populus tremuloides (Don Mammoser/Shutterstock)

Question 2 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Flowering dogwood
Cornus florida (Mark Baldwin/Shutterstock)

Question 3 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

White oak
Quercus alba (Wikimedia Commons)

Question 4 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Witch-hazel
Hamamelis virginiana (Sam Aronov/Shutterstock)

Question 5 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Red oak
Acer rubrum (liz west/Flickr)

Question 6 of 20

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Which tree are these needles from?

Douglas fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Joel Blit/Shutterstock)

Question 7 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Red alder
Alnus rubra (Linda Tanner/Flickr)

Question 8 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Green ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica (Matt Lavin/Flickr)

Question 9 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Bluegum eucalyptus
Eucalyptus globulus (triplep220/Flickr)

Question 10 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Sweetgum tree
Liquidambar styraciflua (Christian Davidson/Shutterstock)

Question 11 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

American elm
Ulmus americana (Dendroica cerulea /Flickr)

Question 12 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Southern magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora (WIkimedia Commons)

Question 13 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

American sycamore
Platanus occidentalis (Volker Rauch/Shutterstock)

Question 14 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Black-willow
Salix nigra (Wikimedia Commons)

Question 15 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Holly tree
Ilex opaca (hans engbers/Shutterstock)

Question 16 of 20

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Which tree are these needles from?

Giant sequoia
Sequoiadendron giganteum (David J Laporte/Flickr)

Question 17 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Black locust
Robinia pseudoacacia (Gucio_55/Shutterstock)

Question 18 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Eastern redbud
Cercis canadensis (Melinda Fawver/Shutterstock)

Question 19 of 20

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Which tree are these leaves from?

Callery pear
Pyrus calleryana (Michael Hare/Shutterstock)

Question 20 of 20

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Which tree is this leaf from?

Sugar maple tree
Acer saccharum (Kletr/Shutterstock)

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