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Arboretum

Skyview Park is the home to the state accredited Skyview Arboretum, a project first started in the fall of 1993. It has grow from a few trees to a collection of over 166 plantings representing over 127 different cultivars of trees and shrubs. The following is a partial list of the plantings with their common and (botanical) names. Memorial trees may be purchased for planting into the arboretum with the tree identification plate recognizing the donation. Contact the Park Superintendent for more details.

Adams Crabapple ( Malus 'Adams' )
American Yellowwood ( Cladrastis kentukea )
Amur Chokecherry ( Prunus maackii )
Amur Corktree ( Phellodendron amurense )
Amur Maackii ( Maackii amurensis )
Amur Maple ( Acer ginnala )
Austrian Pine ( Pinus nigra )
Autumn Blaze Maple ( Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' )
Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry ( Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' )
Autumn Purple Ash ( Fraxinus americana 'Autumn Purple' )
Bald Cypress ( Taxodium distichum )
Big Cis Plum ( Prunus x cistina 'Big Cis' )
Black Hills Spruce ( Picea glauca var. densata )
Black Walnut ( Juglans nigra )
Blue Ash ( Fraxinus quadrangulata )
Bonfire Sugar Maple ( Acer saccharum 'Bonfire' )
Brandywine Crabapple ( Malus 'Brandywine' )
Bur Oak ( Quercus macrocarpa )
Burning Bush Tree ( Euonymus alatus )
Campestre Maple ( Acer platanoides 'Campestre' )
Canada Red Cherry ( Prunus virginiana 'Shubert' )
Celebration maple ( Acer x freemanii 'Celebration' )
Chanticleer Pear ( Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' )
Colorado Blue Spruce ( Picea pungens 'Glauca' )
Columnar Douglas Fir ( Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Columnar' )
Commemoration Sugar maple ( Acer saccharum 'Commemoration' )
Common Hackberry ( Celtis occidentalis )
Common Honeylocust ( Gleditsia triacanthos )
Concolor Fir ( Abies concolor )
Crimson Frost Birch ( Betula platyphylla var. szechuanica x Betula pendula 'Purpurea' )
David Crabapple ( Malus 'David' )
Deborah Maple ( Acer platanoides 'Deborah' )
Donald Wyman Crabapple ( Malus 'Donald Wyman' )
Double Flowering Plum ( Prunus triloba var. multiplex)
Douglas Fir ( Pseudotsuga menziesii )
Downy Hawthorn ( Crataegus mollis )
Dwarf Korean Lilac ( Syringa meyeri 'Palibin' )
Eastern Redbud ( Cercis canadensis )
English Oak ( Quercus robur )
European Bird Cherry ( Prunus padus )
European Mountainash ( Sorbus aucuparia )
Fairview Sugar Maple ( Acer saccharum 'Fairview' )
Flame Amur Maple ( Acer ginnala 'Flame' )
Fruitless Weeping Mulberry ( Morus alba 'Chaparral' )
Ginkgo ( Ginkgo biloba )
Glenleven Linden ( Tilia cordata 'Glenleven' )
Globe Norway Maple ( Acer platanoides 'Globosum' )
Gray Dogwood ( Cornus racemosa )
Green Ash ( Fraxinus pennsylvanica )
Green Mountain Maple ( Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' )
Greencolumn Maple ( Acer nigrum 'Greencolumn' )
Greenspire Linden ( Tilia cordata 'Greenspire' )
Halka Honeylocust ( Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Halka' )
Harvest Gold Crabapple ( Malus 'Harvest Gold' )
Hoopsii Colorado Blue Spruce ( Picea pungens 'Hoopsii' )
Ironwood ( Ostrya virginiana )
Imperial Honeylocust ( Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Imperial' )
Indian Summer Crabapple ( Malus 'Indian Summer' )
Japanese Crabapple ( Malus floribunda )
Japanese Pagodatree ( Sophora japonica )
Japanese Tree Lilac ( Syringa reticulata )
Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass ( Calamagrostis arundinacea 'Karl Foerster' )
Kentucky Coffee Tree ( Gymnocladus dioicus )
Lacebark Pine ( Pinus bungeana )
Legacy Sugar Maple ( Acer saccharum 'Legacy' )
Legend Linden ( Tilia americana 'Legend' )
Leprechaun Ash ( Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Johnson' )
Limber Pine ( Pinus flexilis )
Limemound Spirea ( Spirea x bumalda 'Limemound' )
London Planetree ( Platanus x acerifolia )
Mt. St. Helens Plum ( Prunus x cerasifera 'Mt. St. Helens' )
Nanking Cherry ( Prunus tomentosa )
Nannyberry Viburnum ( Viburnam lentago )
Noreaster Cottonwood ( Populus deltoides 'Noreaster' )
Northern Catalpa ( Catalpa speciosa )
Northern Red Oak ( Quercus rubra )
Northwood Red Maple ( Acer rubrum 'Northwood' )
Ohio Buckeye ( Aesculus glabra )
Osage-Orange ( Maclura pomifera )
Patmore Ash ( Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Patmore' )
PeeGee Hydrangea ( Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' )
Pink Spires Crabapple ( Malus 'Pink Spires' )
Ponderosa Pine ( Pinus ponderosa )
Prairifire Crabapple ( Malus 'Prairifire' )
Princess Kay Plum ( Prunus nigra 'Princis Kay' )
Professor Sprenger Crabapple ( Malus 'Professor Sprenger' )
Quaking Aspen ( Populus tremuloides )
Red Jade Crabapple ( Malus 'Red Jade' )
Red Sunset Red Maple ( Acer rubrum 'Franksred' )
Redbud Crabapple ( Malus sieboldii var. zumi 'Calocarpa' )
Redmond Linden ( Tilia americana 'Redmond' )
River Birch ( Betula nigra )
Riversii Beech ( Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii' )
Robin Hill Serviceberry ( Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Robin Hill' )
Royalty Crabapple ( Malus 'Royalty' )
Russian Olive ( Elaeagnus angustifolia )
Scotch Pine ( Pinus sylvestris )
Shademaster Honeylocust ( Gleditsia triacanthos var.inermis 'Shademaster' )
Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria )
Showy Mountainash ( Sorbus decora )
Silver Maple ( Acer Saccharinum )
Smoketree ( Cotinus coggygria )
Snowdrift Crabapple ( Malus 'Snowdrift' )
Spring Snow Crabapple ( Malus 'Spring Snow' )
Staghorn Sumac ( Rhus typhina )
Star Magnolia ( Magnolia stellata )
Sugar Tyme Crabapple ( Malus 'Sugar Tyme' )
Swamp White Oak ( Quercus bicolor )
Tatarian Maple ( Acer tataricum )
Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn ( Crataegus crusgalli var. inermis )
Thornless Honeylocust ( Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis )
Thundercloud Cherry Plum ( Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud' )
Turkish Filbert ( Corylus colurna )
Twisted Needle White Pine ( Pinus strobus 'Contorta' )
Urbanite Ash ( Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Urbanite' )
Weeping Caragana ( Caragana arborescens 'Pendula' )
Weeping European Larch ( Larix decidua 'Pendula' )
Weeping Higan Cherry ( Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula' )
Weeping Pussy Willow ( Salix caprea 'Pendula' )
White Mulberry ( Morus alba )
White Oak ( Quercus alba )
Whitebud ( Cercis canadensis alba )
Whitespire Birch ( Betula platyphylla 'Whitespire' )
Winter King Hawthorn ( Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' )
Yellow Buckeye ( Aesculus flava )
Zumi Crabapple ( Malus sieboldii var. zumi )