* Quercus turbinella is a species of oak known by the common names Sonoran scrub oak and shrub live oak . It is most common in chaparral habitat in central Arizona , through the transition zone of the Mogollon Rim – White Mountains , but also southeast...
* Peruvian Torch ( Trichocereus peruvianus ) is found high in the Andean mountain deserts of Peru and Ecuador and is similar to the San Pedro cactus ( Trichocereus pachanoi ) which is found in the same region.
The seed cones are globose to oblong, 15-33 mm long, with 6 or 8 (rarely 4 or 10) scales, green at first, maturing gray or gray-brown about 20–24 months after pollination. * Trees are very drought tolerant and are planted on slopes in its native range...
Extremely adaptable and common in the sandy or clay-sand ridges of Georgia. * Pinus palustris , commonly known as the Longleaf Pine , is a pine native to the southeastern United States , found along the coastal plain from eastern Texas to southeast Virginia...
Germination Test Type: Actual
Collection Locale: Georgia
Common Name: Longleaf Pine, Longleaf Yellow Pine, Southern Yellow Pine
The leaves are scale-like, highly glandular, resinous and aromatic, 2-5 mm long, and produced on rounded (not flattened) shoots. * Cupressus nevadensis is a medium-sized evergreen tree with a conic crown, growing to heights of 10-25 m (exceptionally to...
* Ephedra viridis is a species of Ephedra known by the common names green ephedra and green Mormon tea . The whole plant can be used at much lower concentrations than the isolated constituents - unlikeusing the isolated ephedrine, using the whole plant...
The fruit is a long narrow capsule 5–23 cm (2.0–9.1 in) long, which splits open at maturity to release numerous downy seeds .In the past, scented plants were sometimes treated as the distinct species N.
* This very symmetrical plant supports a crown of shiny, dark green leaves on a thick shaggy trunk that is typically about 20 cm (7.9 in) in diameter, sometimes wider. * Cycas revoluta ( sago cycad ), is an attractive plant native to southern Japan .
* In ponderosa pine forests, timber production, livestock grazing, and recreation are the principal land uses. The 'Pacific' group includes populations formerly assigned to Pinus benthamiana Hartweg (1847) from the Sierra Nevada and west of the Cascade...
* This species of spruce should be grown in areas where drought may be a concern. It is found only in China . It is much more drought tolerant than most spruce species. * Picea crassifolia is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae family.
* Patula Pine , Pinus patula (Mexican weeping pine, pino lloron in Spanish)( patula Latin = spreading ) is a tree native to Mexico . It does not stand long periods of temperatures as low as –10°C, but occasionally it resist them and even lower.
The plant contains flavonoids (notably rutin) that reduce capillary fragility, which might explain the plants reputation as an eye strengthener. It also is grown as both a medicinal herb and as a condiment.
* Pinus clausa ( Sand Pine , Sandhill Pine ) is a small, often shrubby tree from 5–10 m (16–33 ft), exceptionally to 21 m (69 ft) tall, found in two separate locations, one across central peninsular Florida , and the other in the western Florida panhandle...
* An essential oil is distilled from the shoots. * A popular wood for building uses, cabinet making and wardrobes, especially since it retains its fragrance, repels moths and is impervious to woodworm.
It has become established in various states and climate zones throughout the country, but it is not nearly as common as native pine species. Its relatively dense foliage also makes it a viable choice as a shade tree for lawns and open areas.
* Cupressus goveniana is a species of cypress endemic to coastal California in the United States , where it is found in small, scattered populations, not in large forests. * Rough gray bark, bright green leaves; native to Monterey County, California
* Ecologically very similar to P. * Pinus engelmannii, commonly known as the Apache pine, is a tree of Northern Mexico, in the Sierra Madre Occidental with its range extending a short distance into the United States in southwestern New Mexico and southeastern...
* The common name is based on the red bark of younger growth. * It makes an excellent bonsai and will readily regrow both from the base and from epicormic buds. Camaldulensis readily germinates from both fresh seed and seed stored in cool dry conditions.
* The fruits are the sweetest when soft and orange. * Loquats are unusual among fruit trees in that the flowers appear in the autumn or early winter, and the fruits are ripe in late winter or early spring.
* Works well in a perennial border or container in either full sun or partial shade. * This is a popular "ornamental grass" even though it is technically a sedge. * It is native to New Zealand where it grows on sand dunes proving its drought and salt...
* Abies numidica is a medium-sized to large evergreen tree growing to 20–35 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. * It is valued among firs for its drought tolerance. * Algerian Fir is grown as an ornamental tree in parks and large gardens.
It is usually found at very high altitudes, from 2500-3700 m, in cold, dry subalpine climate conditions, often at the tree line , although it also forms extensive closed-canopy stands at somewhat lower elevations.
Height: 15-45 feet
Botanical Name: Pinus aristata
Common Name: Bristlecone Pine, Rocky Mountain Bristlecone Pine, Foxtail Pine, Colorado Bristlecone Pine, Hickory Pine
* It is believed that D. * The fruit is a capsule 1.5 cm (0.59 in) broad, red ripening brown, with two to four wings. * The wood is extremely tough and durable. * The leaves are anodyne, astringent, diaphoretic, febrifuge (the var.
Common Name: Florida Hopbush, Native Hops, Hopsbush
* An easily grown and very tolerant plant, it succeeds in most positions in any good soil in sun or partial shade. * Iris foetidissima ( Stinking Iris , Gladdon , Gladwin Iris , Roast-beef Plant , Stinking Gladwin ), is a species of Iris found in open...