In winter, once the leaves have fallen, you may be able to identify trees by their shape. Use this option to check out these 20 common trees. Some trees, like Lombardy Poplars, have branches that cling to the main stem whilst others have branches that spread out and sub-divide many times to give a rounded ‘twiggy’ appearance. Note that you can  Click on any photo to enlarge it. To get a close-up of the branches of the the  tree you can Click on the name of the tree below the photo – such as ENGLISH OAK