The Juneau Tree Walk is a project of the Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership. It includes 21 different trees that can be found in downtown Juneau. The Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership has produced a pamphlet that includes each tree's common and scientific names, it's location in Downtown Juneau, and it's distinguishing physical traits.
Walking Tour Points
Scientific Name Sorbus aucuparia Location Evergreen cemetery, both sides of path. Distinguishing Physical Traits Only introduced tree to become established in AK. Alternate leaves with 9 – 15 leaflets per leaf. Red/orange berries in late summer.
Scientific Name Populus trichocarpa Location Between Calhoun Ave. and Fireweed Place Distinguishing Physical Characteristics Native. Largest hardwood in Alaska. Bark deeply furrowed. Large, alternate leaves. Releases white, cottony seeds in June.