Familiar Trees of SC

To use this key to identify plants, start with the first pair of choices and decide which of the two statements best represents the tree sample that you are viewing.

Please choose a leaf type:

leaf illustration needle
Trees with needlelike or scalelike leaves (conifers)

This one.

illistration of a leaf type: binary
Trees with broad flat leaves of many shapes and patterns (broadleaves)

This one.



The site includes images and explanations to guide you to 46 common trees of South Carolina. This is not an exhaustive list of all trees in South Carolina.