Winter tree identification

Age 6+

Activity Type

spotter sheets

Activity Season


Activity Topic

Tree ID

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Winter tree ID

Use this guide to help you ID trees in winter.

Trees have lots of clues when it comes to identifying them during the colder months. Find out what to look for.

  • Take a close look at any buds – are they pointy, sticky, clustered?
  • Can you see any catkins?
  • Use our twig ID sheet to identify other species


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