Parkway Tree Species

The Village has a parkway tree population of over 18,000 trees which encompasses 85 species.  Below is a list of trees that can be found on parkways through out the Village.      

Note: This is a list of the species which are present on the parkway, not a list of recommendations. Some of the trees can be considered weedy or invasive and are not on the Village's approved list for new planting. A list of recommended trees for northern Illinois can be found here on the Department of Agriculture website.

AILANTHUS Ailanthus altissima
ALDER  Alnus sp.
ALLEGHENY SERVICEBERRY Amelanchier laevis
AMERICAN ELM Ulmus americana
AMERICAN LINDEN Tilia americana
AMUR MAPLE Acer ginnala
APPLE SERVICEBERRY Amelanchier x grandiflora
ARBORVITAE Thuja occidentalis
BALD CYPRESS Taxodium distichum
BLACK CHERRY Prunus serotina
BLACK LOCUST Robinia pseudoacacia
BLACK MAPLE Acer nigrum
BLACK TUPELO Nyssa sylvatica
BLACK WALNUT Juglans nigra
BLUE BEECH Carpinus caroliniana
BLUE SPRUCE Picea pungens
BOXELDER Acer negundo
BUR OAK Quercus macrocarpa
CALLERY PEAR Pyrus calleryana
CATALPA Catalpa sp.
CHERRY Prunus sp.
CHESTNUT OAK Quercus prinus
COCKSPUR HAWTHORN Crataegus crusgalli inermis
CORNELIAN DOGWOOD Cornus mas
COTTONWOOD Populus deltoides
COTTONWOOD/HYBRID Populus sp.
CRABAPPLE Malus sp
ENGLISH OAK Quercus robur
EUROPEAN ASH Fraxinus excelsior
EUROPEAN BEECH Fagus sylvatica
EUROPEAN HORNBEAM Carpinus betulus
FIR Abies sp.
FREEMAN MAPLE Acer x freemanii
GOLDEN RAINTREE Koelreuteria sp.
GINKGO Ginkgo biloba
GRAY DOGWOOD Cornus racemosa
GREEN ASH Fraxinus pennsylvanica
HACKBERRY Celtis occidentalis
HAWTHORN Crataegus sp.
HEDGE MAPLE Acer campestre
HONEY LOCUST Gleditsia triacanthos inermis
HORSECHESTNUT Aesculus hippocastanum
HYBRID ELM Ulmus sp.
IRONWOOD Ostrya virginiana
JAPANESE PAGODATREE Sophora japonica
JUNIPER Juniperus sp.
KATSURA Cercidiphyllum japonicum
KENTUCKY COFFEETREE Gymnocladus dioicus
LILAC-TREE Syringa sp.
LITTLE-LEAF LINDEN Tilia cordata
MAGNOLIA Magnolia sp.
MIYABE MAPLE Acer miyabei
MOUNTAIN ASH Sorbus sp.
MULBERRY Morus sp.
NORWAY MAPLE Acer platanoides
OHIO BUCKEYE Aesculus glabra
OSAGE ORANGE Maclura pomifera
PAPERBARK MAPLE Acer griseum
PAPER BIRCH Betula papyrifera
PINE Pinus sp.
PIN OAK Quercus palustris
PLUM Prunus sp.
RED MAPLE Acer rubrum
RED OAK Quercus rubra
REDBUD Cercis canadensis
RIVER BIRCH Betula nigra
SAWTOOTH OAK Quercus acutissima
SCARLET OAK Quercus coccinea
SHAGBARK HICKORY Carya ovata
SHANTUNG MAPLE Acer truncatum
SIBERIAN ELM Ulmus pumila
SILVER MAPLE Acer saccharinum
SPRUCE Picea sp.
SUGAR MAPLE Acer saccharum
SUGARBERRY Celtis laevigata
SWAMP WHITE OAK Quercus bicolor
SWEETGUM Liquidambar styraciflua
SYCAMORE Platanus occidentalis
TULIPTREE Liriodendron tulipifera
WHITE ASH Fraxinus americana
WHITE OAK Quercus alba
WHITE POPLAR Populus alba
WILLOW Salix sp.
YELLOWWOOD Cladrastis lutea