A recent DNR analysis of tree populations in Minnesota cities (not including those in parks and other wooded areas) found an extensive variety.

Tree Percent of

type urban forest

Maple 20.2%

Spruce 18.0

Ash 15.1

Apple 7.6

Pine 6.4

Oak 5.5

Elm 3.9

Birch 3.8

Basswood 3.6

Poplar 2.5

Boxelder 2.2

Honeylocust 2.0

Hackberry 1.4

Plum 1.4

Source: Minnesota Department

of Natural Resources