Identify a tree today. Take part in the urban tree survey and tell us about the trees in your streets, parks and especially in your gardens.
Most of the trees growing in our towns and cities are found in private gardens and information on their distribution is very limited. We need your help to find out what species are growing where in the UK.
The information you collect will contribute to our understanding of the UK's trees and provide a baseline against which future changes can be measured, so it will be useful for generations to come.
Find out more about the survey and why it is important. All the tools you need to take part and put your trees on the map are here.
Identify your trees with the help of our interactive key, factsheets on the most common UK trees, and other guidance.
See the results so far and find out what they mean from our scientists.
School pupils can take part in the urban tree survey with these curriculum-linked learning resources aimed at Key Stage 2 (ages 7–11)
Find out about the survey and discover how to identify trees with the help of botanist and tree expert Dr Bob Press in this video.
If you have a question about trees, or want some help identifying a particular tree, the Museum experts and enthusiasts in our Tree ID forum could help you.
Many thanks Mike for your quick reply. No pods as yet but thanks for the tip.Bernard
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:45:52
It is one of the Catalpas, also called Indian bean trees.There are about five species/hybrids grown ...
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:10:56
I live in the 49 Region (Loire) of France. What is the name of this tree please?
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:45:14
Don't worry, I found out what it was a few days ago!It is a Hawthorn!
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:19:50
We really need to see some photos...As it is, it sounds a bit like a bramble, but that's just a wild...
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:57:21