High Elevation Trees & Evergreens

Trees for High Elevations (7,500-9,500 ft. elevations)

DECIDUOUS TREES

Acer glabrum – Rocky Mountain Maple Rocky Mountain Maple leaves foliage high elevation image
Acer negundo – Boxelder boxelder leaves foliage high elevation  image
Acer saccharum var. grandidentatum – Wasatch or Bigtooth Maple bigtooth maple leaves foliage  high elevation  image
Acer tataricum – Tatarian Maple tatarian maple leaves foliage high elevation  image
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala – Ginnala or Amur Maple ginnala maple leaves foliage high elevation  image
Alnus glutinosa – European Alder European Alder foliage leaves high elevation  image
Alnus tenuifolia – Thinleaf Alder Thinleaf Alder foliage Leaves high elevation  Image
Betula occidentalis – Water Birch or Western River Birch Water Birch or Western River Birch foliage leaves high elevation  image
Betula papyrifera – Paper Birch Paper Birch foliage leaves high elevation  image
Crataegus ambigua – Russian Hawthorn Russian Hawthorn wide view tree high elevation  image
Malus hybrid – Crabapple (several cultivars) Crabapple wide view tree high elevation  image
Populus alba – White Poplar White Poplar wide view tree high elevation  image
Populus alba ‘Pyramidalis’ – Bolleana Poplar Bolleana Poplar wide view tree high elevation  image
Populus angustifolia – Narrowleaf Cottonwood Narrowleaf Cottonwood foliage leaves high elevation  image
Populus x canescens ‘Tower’ – Tower Aspen tower aspen stand of aspens high elevation  image
Populus tremula ‘Erecta’ – Swedish Columnar Aspen Swedish Columnar Aspen wide view 2 trees high elevation  image
Populus tremuloides – Quaking Aspen Quaking Aspen wide view tree high elevation  image
Populus x acuminata – Lanceleaf Cottonwood Lanceleaf Cottonwood wide view tree high elevation  image

Prunus americana – Wild Plum

Prunus Virginiana ‘Shubert’ – Canada Red Chokecherry Canada Red Chokecherry wide view tree image
Prunus Virginiana var. melanocarpa – Native Chokecherry Native Chokecherry foliage leaves image
Sorbus aucuparia – European Mountain Ash European Mountain Ash wide view tree image
Sorbus scopulina – Green’s Mountain Ash Green’s Mountain Ash wide view tree image
Sorbus x hybrida – Oakleaf Mountain Ash Oakleaf Mountain Ash foliage leaf image

EVERGREENS

Abies concolor – White or Concolor Fir

Juniperus chinensis – Chinese Junipers (some cultivars) Chinese Junipers branch image
Juniperus communis – Common Juniper Common Juniper needle image
Juniperus horizontalis – Creeping Juniper (some cultivars) Creeping Juniper bush image
Juniperus sabina – Savin Juniper (most cultivars) Savin Juniper bush image
Juniperus scopulorum – Rocky Mountain Juniper Rocky Mountain Juniper wide view tree image
Picea abies – Norway Spruce Norway Spruce wide view tree image
Picea glauca – white Spruce white Spruce wide view tree image
Picea glauca var. densata – Black Hills Spruce Black Hills Spruce wide view tree image
Picea pungens – Colorado Blue Spruce Colorado Blue Spruce wide view tree image
Pinus aristata – Bristlecone Pine Bristlecone Pine ancient wide view tree image
Pinus contorta var. latifolia Lodgepole Pine Lodgepole Pine wide view lodgepole forest image
Pinus flexilis – Limber Pine Limber Pine wide view tree image
Pinus mugo – Mugo Pine Mugo Pine bush image
Pinus ponderosa – Ponderosa pine Ponderosa pine large wide view tree image
Pseudotsuga menziesii – Douglas Fir Douglas Fir forest image