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Updated by Ruth Papazian on May 25, 2014
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18 Species of Trees With Bronx Streets Named After Them

There are 5.2 million trees throughout New York City, but only a handful of the 168 species you’ll find in the five boroughs have streets named for them in The Bronx. (By the way, The Bronx also several tree-related streets, including Evergreen, Forest and Acorn.)

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BALSAM

BALSAM

Balsam Place (Silver Beach, 10465)

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BEECH

BEECH

Beech Place (Silver Beach, 10465); Beech Terrace (Mott Haven, 10454); Beech Tree Lane (Pelham Bay Park, 10803)

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CEDAR

CEDAR

Cedar Avenue (Morris Heights, 10453); Cedar Place (Silver Beach, 10465)

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CHESTNUT

CHESTNUT

N Chestnut Drive (Williamsbridge, 10467); Chestnut Street (Williamsbridge, 10467)

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CYPRESS

CYPRESS

Cypress Avenue (Mott Haven, 10454)

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ELDER

ELDER

Elder Avenue (Soundview, 10473)

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ELM

ELM

Elm Place (Silver Beach, 10465); Elm Tree Lane (Pelham Bay Park, 10803)

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HAZEL

HAZEL

Hazel Place (Silver Beach, 10465)

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HOLLY

HOLLY

Holly Place (Silver Beach, 10465)

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LINDEN

LINDEN

Linden Avenue (Silver Beach, 10465)

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LOCUST

LOCUST

Locust Avenue (Port Morris, 10454; Locust Point Drive (Locust Point, 10465)

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MAPLE

MAPLE

Maple Avenue (Silver Beach, 10465)

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OAK

OAK

N Oak Drive (Williamsbridge, 10467); Oak Avenue (Silver Beach, 10465); Oak Lane (Pelham Bay Park, 10803); Oak Point Avenue (Port Morris, 10474); Oak Terrace (Mott Haven, 10454); Oak Tree Place (Belmont, 10457); Oakland Place (Belmont, 10457)

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PEAR

PEAR

Peartree Avenue (Co-op City, 10475)

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POPLAR

POPLAR

Poplar Avenue (Silver Beach, 10465); Poplar Street (Westchester Village, 10461)

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SYCAMORE

SYCAMORE

Sycamore Avenue (Riverdale, 10471)

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WALNUT

WALNUT

Walnut Avenue (Port Morris, 10454)

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WILLOW

WILLOW

Willow Avenue (Port Morris, 10454); Willow Lane (Middletown, 10461)