Serviceberry Common serviceberry Amelanchier arborea, USDA zones 4 through 9.
A forest that is dominated by trees that lose their leaves in the fall is called a deciduous forest. Wyoming deciduous tree species include aspen, cottonwood, box elder, ash, mountain ash, poplars, willows, fruit trees such as the wild plum and less commonly oak and maple. Deciduous forests are often called ‘hardwood” forests. The river birch (Betula nigra) and its cultivar,"Heritage" (Betula nigra"Heritage"), both USDA zones 4 through 9, lose their leaves in the fall.
The river birch and the"Heritage" are cone-shaped. Nov 08, Trees that lose all of their leaves for part of the year are known as deciduous trees. Those that don’t are called evergreen trees. Common deciduous trees in the. Trees that lose all of their leaves for part of the year are known as deciduous trees. Those that don’t are called evergreen trees. Common deciduous trees in the Northern Hemisphere include several species of ash, aspen, beech, birch, cherry, elm, hickory, hornbeam, maple, oak, poplar, and willow.
Feb 10, Oak, maple, and elm are examples of deciduous trees. They lose their foliage in the fall and grow new leaves in the spring.
Considering this, why do some trees shed their leaves in winter? Deciduous trees shed their leaves as an active process that evolved to conserve resources and protect the tree from being blown over in the windier winter months.