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Explore trees near famous landmarks

In New York City, the diversity of tree species reflects both the city's unique urban environment and its rich parklands. Common types include the resilient Norway Maple, the majestic Oak, and the ubiquitous London Plane, often chosen for its tolerance to pollution and compacted soil. However, these urban trees face significant risks. Pollution, especially from car exhausts, can impair their growth and health. Limited soil space, often constrained by concrete, restricts root expansion, impacting their stability and access to nutrients. Additionally, the increasing threat of climate change brings erratic weather patterns, potentially leading to drought stress or damage from severe storms. Urban development, while essential, often leads to tree removal, reducing green cover and impacting urban biodiversity. These challenges necessitate innovative urban forestry practices to ensure the survival and health of New York's trees.

New York City hosts a diverse range of tree species, both native and introduced, that contribute to its urban landscape. Some notable species include:

Tree Types

  • Maples: Hedge maple (Acer campestre), Amur maple (Acer ginnala), Paperbark maple (Acer griseum), Norway maple (Acer platanoides), Red maple (Acer rubrum), Silver maple (Acer saccharinum).
  • Oaks: Common buckeye (Aesculus octandra), Black birch (Betula nigra), American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana), Shellback hickory (Carya laciniosa).
  • Others: Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), Tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima), European alder (Alnus glutinosa), Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), Northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)​​.

These trees, while contributing to the city's greenery, face challenges like pollution, limited soil space, and climate change impacts, which can affect their health and longevity.