b'COMMUNITY2911 506 Ave. B. 1902 Hendrie HouseChinese Chestnut (Castanea mollissima.) This outstanding chestnut also is included in Champion Trees of Washington State. Large edible nuts are enclosed in a prickly burr. Mr. Hendrie, one of the towns first druggists, brought the tree here as a seedling from his native New England. 1712 430 Ave. B, near alley; best seen from 5 thStreetGiant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum.)22 331 Ave. F, 1907 McCormick HouseThis is a relatively young tree. There also is a young CoastSaucer Magnolia (Magnolia soulangeana.) Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) on this lot. AnotherWhite and purple tulip-like flowers in April.example is found at the corner of Maple & Ford Avenues. 23 1314 4 thStreet, 1906 N.P. Hansen House,13 429 Ave. B. a former Episcopal rectoryShagbark Hickory (Carya ovata.)London Plane Tree (Platanus x acerifolia.) Mature Shagbarks feature a trademark shaggy bark.Peeling, cream-colored bark is a noticeable characteristic They can reach 90 feet in height and live up to 200 years.of plane trees.Shagbarks bear leaves up to two-feet long and edible nuts24 329 Ave. D. street trees on both sideswith an excellent flavor. Note the keyhole in the trunk.Sourwood Tree (Oxydendron arboreum.) 14 414 Ave. B. 1892 Henry House Unbelievably brilliant, scarlet fall color. Sourwoods are a American Elm (Ufmus americana.)native understory tree in pine forests of the southeastern Several spectacular and large examples of this species. United States.15 East side of Avenue B., between 4 th& 5 thstreets 25 313 Ave. D, 1903 Foss HouseCommon Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum.)Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum,) Street trees with large masses of white flowers with pinkto right of the house, behind two picket fences.markings. 26 1314 3 rdStreetRed Horse Chestnut (Aesculus camea.)Franklin Tree (Franklinia alatamalia.)Street trees with hundreds of 8-inch, reddish-pinkThis oddly-shaped specimen of the rare Franklin produces flowers in April and May. large, white, fragrant camellia-like flowers, and in the fall 16 402 Ave. B features beautiful scarlet and orange foliage.Copper/Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica.)Monkey Puzzle Tree (Araucaria aracauna,) See #2 and #7. On the west side of the lot. The Monkey Puzzle Tree, an 17 329 Ave. C. arboreal oddity, is native to Chile.Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum.)Kousa Dogwood (Camus kousa or Camus k. chinensis,)This is Snohomishs Beloved Horse Chestnut, coveredOn the west lot line. White flowers in spring, followed by with a profusion of white flower spikes in May. bright red fruit that hang from branches like strawberries; 18 404 Ave. C, 1904 Wood House striking exfoliating bark; yellow to scarlet fall color.American Elm (Ulmus Americana.) 27 323 Ave. D. next to alley19 431 Ave. C Gingko (Cingko biloba), male. California Bay/ Oregon Myrtle (Umbellularia ca/ifomica.)Gingkos survived to present times only in China, but they An unusually large specimen with powerfully aromaticonce had a wide range. Petrified gingko forests are found leaves which, when crushed, may be used as a morein eastern Washington.potent substitute for bay leaves in cooking. 28 311 Ave. C. 20 429 Ave D. Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum.) Blue Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica glauca.) -This maple was planted in the early 1900s by Robert cut down several years ago. Hazeltine, the towns first mailman. It came from a tree in 21 1316 5 thSt. Snohomish High School the Hazeltines hometown in Whitehall, Mich., and served Pin Oak (Quercus palustris.)as a memory of their roots.Referred to as The Big Tree by countless students.29 221 Ave. C, 1889 Walton HouseVery broad growth on this specimen, with a brilliantBigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum.) scarlet fall color. Washington States large, native maple.10SPRING 2020SNOHOMISH QUARTERLY'