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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 evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Bald Cypress

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Bur Oak

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Cottonwood

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Eastern Hemlock

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Eastern Redbud

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Eastern White Pine

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Flowering Dogwood

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Freeman Maple

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Ginkgo

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Goldenrain Tree

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Horse Chestnut

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Katsura Tree

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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London Plane Tree

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Prairifire Flowering Crabapple

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Purple Fountain European Beech

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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River Birch

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Thorny Honey Locust

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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Tulip Poplar

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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White Fir

This evergreen tree can grow to an enormous size and, as a useful source of lumber, was heavily logged by early European settlers. The eastern white pine is distinguishable by its large needles, which always grow in groups of five.

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