Henry Archer and son on the beach

A single tree on a beach

A tree was a large perennial woody plant found on many planets in all four quadrants of the Milky Way Galaxy. An aggregation of trees is called a forest. The word "arbor" meant "tree". (TNG: "Dark Page")

Henry Archer and his son Jonathan tested their remote controlled model spaceship on a beach with a single tree. (ENT: "Broken Bow")

The surrounding area of the Terra Nova colony on Terra Nova and the Vulcan monastery at P'Jem featured several types of trees. (ENT: "Terra Nova", "The Andorian Incident")

Tucker and Sato in shuttlepod 1

Shuttlepod 1 hidden under trees

In 2151, Trip Tucker and Hoshi Sato hid Shuttlepod 1 under trees while on an undercover mission on the Akaali homeworld. (ENT: "Civilization")

In front of the Kreetassan Hall of Diplomacy stood a row of Alvera trees that, by 2152, were over 300 years old, and which were considered cultural treasures by the Kreetassans. The Kreetssans were seriously offended when Captain Archer's dog Porthos urinated on one of the sacred trees. (ENT: "A Night in Sickbay")

Ressikan tree

The Ressikan village tree

In 2267, James T. Kirk told Kor to "Go climb a tree" in response to Kor's demand for information about the dispersal of Starfleet. (TOS: "Errand of Mercy")

Corvan gilvos were uniquely suited to live in trees, as they closely resembled a tree branch. (TNG: "New Ground"; DS9: "The Nagus")

The villagers of Ressik planted a tree in their town square and watered it with their spare water resources. To them, the tree was a sign of the reaffirmation of life and a defiance of the drought that was afflicting the planet Kataan. The tree lived for about thirty years before the planet had become too dry (caused by the sun approaching a nova) and the tree finally died. (TNG: "The Inner Light")

Major Kira Nerys told Mullibok a story from her childhood while treating him on Jerrado. The story was about a huge ugly tree in front of her window. It was so huge and ugly even the birds won't sit on it and he derailed the sun from falling into the window. (DS9: "Progress")

Jadzia Dax and Deral climbed a tree on Meridian, something Dax had never done, as she suffered from acrophobia due to Curzon Dax's having fallen out of a tree. The tree was Deral's favorite spot on the planet. (DS9: "Meridian")

Types of trees

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