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Common Trees of Alabama

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Kimberly Dockery


Eva School, Morgan County School District


Take a walk through nature as we discover common trees found in Alabama. Trees in the podcast include: Northern Red Oak, Southern Red Oak, White Oak, Hickory, Sweetgum, Dogwood, Yellow Poplar, Shortleaf Pine, and Loblolly Pine. This informative podcast gives a brief description of each tree followed by pictures and descriptions of each tree’s leaves and bark. Fruit descriptions are included as well as common uses for the wood once it is harvested. You are sure to learn something about the most common trees found in the great state of Alabama!

Length: 9:53

Content Areas: Science, Career and Technical Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

AFN (9-12) Forestry
5. Identify common forest trees of Alabama.
  • Comparing hardwood and softwood trees
  • Comparing gymnosperms and angiosperms


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