From silver maples to English oak, a web developer has plotted the location of trees from 168 different species across the city’s five boroughs, revealing a strong tree stewardship

The 600,000 trees that line the streets of New York City have been mapped, revealing a diverse array of greenery in the midst of one of the world’s largest cities.

Jill Hubley, a web developer who lives in the New York borough of Brooklyn, used official city data to create a visualization of where each of the 600,000 trees, which cover 168 different species, are situated.

The map shows some striking differences in the types of trees across New York, with silver maples popular in Queens but very sparse in Manhattan.

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