Other Hardwoods

The Atlanta area has an incredible diversity of tree species. While many of the species are common, others are less common or unusual. If a tree here is uncommon, we list it because of its particularly large size or because of the number of questions we get about it.

Beech

Also known as

American Beech

Birch

Also known as

Black Birch, River Birch

Cherry Laurel

Also known as

Carolina Cherry Laurel

Gingko

Also known as

Maidenhair tree

Hackberry

Also known as

Sugarberrry

Mockernut Hickory

Also known as

White hickory, bullnut hickory

Pignut Hickory

Also known as

Red hickory, swamp hickory

Poplar

Also known as

Tuliptree, Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar

Magnolia

Also known as

Southern Magnolia

Sycamore

Also known as

American Sycamore