How good are you at cracking codes? These five lists contain encoded names of trees in the watershed or words about trees.

After you have figured out one of the words in a category, use the known letters to help decipher the other words in the list. There is a different code for each category. (*Non-native trees)

Pines

I Q U Z B A T G E

B G S A T W U K M B G X M

Z T J

A U S A U A A L

F X Z V X M X G

D U H U I X M

Y Q X B T

D X B H Q

MAPLEs

R P X U T

*I P X Y Q J K Q Q

B J K L I Q W

*Y N K C X Z

R N A Q P W Q K

B L P E Q K

B G D X K

K Q W

Parts of a tree

W B C A

G R B Y R J

W C B Z N F R J

X C M Z A

G H D W

J B O

X B O C Q Q X

X I H L

TREE fruit/seed

Y V E N O

S N I G Z

V E O Z

O I R

V Y G X I Q Z

A Z N N W

O I R Q Z R

G E F Z

G E S

L Z W

OAKs

G L W O K

D K X

S L W C R E B W C

H S E D M K O

V K E D

G W M M F G

B F H O

S L K H O C A O

V M E S R Q E S R

Answers

Pines: Shortleaf, Table Mountain, Red, Loblolly, Virginia, Pocosin, White, Pitch

Maples: Black, Planetree, Striped, Norway, Boxelder, Silver, Sugar, Red

Parts of a Tree: Bark, Leaves, Branches, Trunk, Limb, Sap, Taproot, Twig

Tree Fruit/Seed: Acorn, Drupe, Cone, Nut, Capsule, Berry, Nutlet, Pome, Pod, Key

Oaks: White, Red, Chinkapin, Scarlet, Bear, Willow, Post, Chestnut, Blackjack