* Its natural habitats are dry forests and low shrublands. * Canavalia pubescens, commonly known as ʻawikiwiki or Lavafield Jack-bean, is a species of flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii.
It is used for construction, firewood, and railroad ties. * Unlike virtually all members of this genus, trees of this species can be coppiced. * This species often grows in mixed in stands with several other pines and/or junipers, in Arizona most often...
It is the "official" source of styrax , an herbal medicine known from ancient times. Redidivus (Torrey) H. The California varieties Styrax officinalis subsp. Some believe it to have been the stacte used together with frankincense , galbanum , and onycha...
At about 10–15 years of age the stem stops growing and produces a first flower spike with white, lily-like perfumed flowers, followed by coral berries. Soon a crown of terminal buds appears and the plant starts branching.
* It has started being cultivated recently and is a very attractive ornamental tree. * It differs from all other pinyon species in that it has very massive cones and large seeds. * Because of its isolation in a remote area, it escaped discovery until...
Common Name: Maxipinon, Big-cone Pinyon, Martinez Pinyon
* Yellow Trumpetbush is an attractive plant that is cultivated as an ornamental . It has sharply-toothed, lance-shaped green leaves and bears large, showy, bright golden yellow trumpet-shaped flowers .
It has also been introduced to Belize , Costa Rica and Nicaragua , growing at 1200–3000 m altitude. * Cupressus lusitanica , ( Cedro Blanco ; Teotlate , distinctive names used in Mexico); Cedro Blanco means White Cedar and is also known as Mexican White...
Height: 120 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
Common Name: Cedar-of-Goa, Mexican White Cedar, Mexican Cypress
* The human use of the cactus dates back thousands of years to the northern coast of Peru and the monks of a pre-Inca culture known as Chavin . They prepared a brew called "achuma" , "huachuma" or "cimora" which was used during ritualistic ceremonies...
Common Name: Matucana Peruvian Torch Cactus, Matucana Peruvian Torch
Quercus myrtifolia ( myrtle oak ) is a North American species of oaks in the beech family . * It is native to dry sandy soils of dunes, sandhills, dry ridges and hammocks, from sea level to 350' in elevation, primarily along the coastal plain from South...
* Cupressus funebris (Chinese Weeping Cypress) is a species of cypress native to southwestern and central China. It may also occur naturally in Vietnam. The foliage grows in dense, usually moderately decumbent and pendulous sprays of bright green, very...
Olo, which averaged 18 feet (5.5 m), were exclusively ridden by aliʻi (royalty). * The wiliwili is an unusual spine-bearer because this is a species that has evolved in the isolated Hawaiian Islands without the presence ungulates or other large herbivores.
* 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...
This perennial is a native plant found throughout the eastern part of the United States and in many parts of the western U.S., Canada , and Mexico . * Lance-leaved coreopsis produces yellow flowers in late summer.
It weighs 26lb per cubic foot. * Catalpa speciosa , commonly known as the Northern Catalpa , is a species of Catalpa that is native to the midwestern United States in Arkansas , Illinois , Indiana , Missouri , Kentucky , Pennsylvania , and Tennessee .
Collection Locale: Missouri
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
Botanical Name: Catalpa speciosa
Common Name: Northern Catalpa, Western Catalpa, Northern Cigar Tree, Catawba Tree, Hardy Catalpa
* The bark is soft, flaky, tessellated, light brown or yellow-brown, where smooth, greyish white or yellowish above. * Eucalyptus cloeziana, Gympie Messmate, is a small to tall tree with rough bark on most or the whole of the trunk and larger branches.
Germination Test Type: Actual
Collection Locale: Guatemala
Seeds Per Pound: 1,162,240
Common Name: Cloeziana Gum, Queensland Messmate, Gympie Messmate, Yellow Messmate, Dead Finish
The leaves are opposite, oval in shape, 2–4 centimetres (0.79–1.6 in) long and 1.5–3 centimetres (0.59–1.2 in) broad, thick waxy glaucous gray-green in color. * A much-branched evergreen shrub; dull-green or sage-green leaves; small green flowers,...
Glauca is hardy to Zone 4). * Douglas fir seeds are an extremely important food for small mammals. * The specific epithet, menziesii, is after Archibald Menzies, a Scottish physician and rival naturalist to David Douglas.
Botanical Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii glauca AZ Apache
* Native to the U.S. Southwest, where it is sometimes used as a street or shade tree; 3-5 leaflets per leaf; dark gray scaly ridged bark; velvety young shoots, downy leaves. * Fraxinus velutina ( Velvet Ash or Arizona Ash or Modesto Ash ) is a species...
Giant chinkapin (Castanopsis chrysophylla), also called golden chinkapin, giant evergreen-chinkapin, and goldenleaf chestnut, is an interesting hardwood species in a landscape dominated by coniferous forests.
* This pine is useful for reforesting and provides nourishment for wildlife. That is it becomes very hard over time during wood drying. * Pinus virginiana ( Virginia Pine , Scrub Pine , Jersey Pine ) is a medium-sized tree , often found on poorer soils...
Common Name: Jersey Pine, Scrub Pine, Virginia Pine
* A tough, attractive tree that will grow anywhere; tolerant of high pH and poor soil; good for city streets; bark often attractively patch in shades of gray, green, orange, and brown; leaves to 2 1/2", dark green and shiny; fall color yellowish to reddish...
Collection Locale: China
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 83
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
Common Name: Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm, Chinese Corkbark Elm