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  • Viburnum 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
    Viburnum is a genus of about 150 species of deciduous, evergreen and semi-evergreen shrubs or small trees. Widely used in landscape plantings, these versatile plants offer diverse foliage, colorful fruit and attractive ...
  • Syringa 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
    Syringa is a genus of about 30 species of lilac trees and shrubs native to Europe and Asia and widely grown as an ornamental in North America.For many, “lilac” brings to mind the common lilac, Syringa vulgaris, known for ...
  • Thuja 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
    Thuja is a genus of evergreens commonly known as arborvitae. Used extensively in ornamental plantings, there are numerous cultivars available for a range of size, form and foliage color. Many can be recognized by their ...
  • Quercus 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
    Quercus is a large genus containing hundreds of species of trees and shrubs commonly known as oaks. Found worldwide, oaks are one of the most versatile and widely used landscape plants. Oaks can be divided into two main ...
  • Malus 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
    The genus Malus includes orchard apples and crabapples. They are closely related, differing mainly in fruit size. Flowering crabapples are one of the most widely grown small ornamental trees in the Northeast and Midwest. ...

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