THUMBNAIL IMAGES OF UPPER PENINSULA HARDWOODS (Deciduous Trees)
These are
compound leaves.  A compound leaf consists of several leaflets.  You can tell the difference between a "leaf" and a "leaflet" by looking at where the "leaf" stem attaches.  Leaves are attached to woody twigs.  If a stem attaches to a non-woody "twig", then it is a leaflet. 

 
White Ash
 
Black Ash Green Ash Elderberry  
 
Black Walnut
 
Butternut Bitternut Mountain Ash Staghorn Sumac
 
Honeylocust
 
Black Locust Horse-chestnut Boxelder  

To view other thumbnail collections of leaves,
click on the leaf pattern below that looks most like your leaf.
 

Coniferous Got Cones? Simple-Smooth Simple-Toothed Simple-Lobed


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