Trees Word Search

Trees have an important role in our day to day lives. They play a major role in the oxygen and carbon cycles, prevent soil erosion and provide building materials for our homes. Since trees are this important, maybe we should learn their names. This trees word search contains thirty common names for different trees. The trees can be found by searching vertically, horizontally, and diagonally.

Trees Word Search

The puzzle is optimized to fit on a standard 8.5″x11″ sheet of paper, but it fits nicely on A4 paper. Use the provided PDF link for the best results.

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Trees Word Search Word List

These trees appear in the tree word search. Each tree’s common name is followed by their genus classification

Common names – Genus

Alder – Alnus
Apple – Pyrus
Ash – Fraxinus
Aspen – Populus
Birch – Betula
Buckthorn – Rhamnus
Cedar – Cedrus
Chestnut – Castanea
Cherry – Prunus
Chinkapin – Castanopsis
Cottonwood – Populus
Cypress – Cupressus
Dogwood – Cornus
Elm – Ulmus
Fir – Abies
Hawthorn – Crataegus
Hazel – Corylus
Larch – Larix
Maple – Acer
Oak – Quercus
Pine – Pinus
Poplar – Populus
Redwood – Sequoia
Sequoia – Sequoiadendron
Spruce – Picea
Sweetgum – Liquidambar
Sycamore – Platanus
Walnut – Juglans
Willow – Salix
Yew – Taxus