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Get some shade as you visit some of the trees—some very old, all very beautiful—that helped earn Lincoln Park Zoo arboretum accreditation.

American Elm

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Bald Cypress

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Bur Oak

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Cottonwood

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Eastern Hemlock

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Eastern Redbud

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Eastern White Pine

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Flowering Dogwood

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Freeman Maple

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Ginkgo

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Goldenrain Tree

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Horse Chestnut

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Katsura Tree

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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London Plane Tree

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Prairifire Flowering Crabapple

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Purple Fountain European Beech

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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River Birch

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Thorny Honey Locust

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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Tulip Poplar

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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White Fir

This tree is a hybrid between the North American and Asian sycamores that first occurred when the two species were sharing a garden in London. Its cream- and silver-colored bark starts smooth but flakes away as the tree ages.

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