Among deciduous trees the state is noted for its sugar maples; birch and beech are common on the hills, and oaks, elm, hickory, ash, poplar, basswood, willow, chestnut and butternut on the less elevated areas.
Beech, black walnut, butternut, chestnut, catalpa, hemlock and tamarack trees are also common.
Varieties include butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata, sweet dumpling, turban, and of course the mighty pumpkin.
She loves Thai food, roast chicken and roast butternut squash, paella and is partial to ice-cream.
Scatter the roasted butternut squash on top and sprinkle with toasted pine nut kernels and the remaining Parmesan.