* Crotalarias are grown in the tropics as green manure cover crops due to their nitrogen fixing capabilities and drought tolerance. * They are occationally grown as ornamentals for their yellow flowers and interesting rattling seed pods.
Other common names include Rose acacia and Rose locust . It should not be used for residential plantings, or anywhere that formal landscaping is desired. Its value for wildlife food is minimal, but is a very attractive shrub when in bloom.
Japonicum contains the isoflavone glycoside sophoricoside. * Grown for its white flowers, borne in late summer after most other flowering trees have long finished flowering. * A yellow dye is obtained from the seedpods and the flowers * S.
The shrub's white flowers are small, clustered, and mildly scented. * This shrub has a typical size of three to five meters - 9-15 feet in height. * The Cercocarpus betuloides leaves are distinctive in that they have smooth edges from the base to about...
* Makes a good screen or hedge in warm temperate areas. * It is also extremely vigorous when young, often growing over a metre per year. * It is used for reclaiming eroded hillsides and wastelands and for stabilizing drift sands as well as for fuel.
* Palestine Strawberry Clover was developed in Australia and is very tolerant of adverse conditions. * It can be slow to establish but it will hold up to grazing, high saline soils, wet soils and can take some shade.
Three consecutive years of shoot destruction may kill all plants affected. * Myrica cerifera is a small tree or large shrub , and is adaptable to many habitats. As of 1991, no known fire has killed this plant's roots.
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...
Botanical Name: Cupressus lusitanica
Common Name: Cedar-of-Goa, Mexican White Cedar, Mexican Cypress
* 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.
Botanical Name: Trichocereus peruvianus Rio Lurin
Quantity: 0.00595 lb
Common Name: Peruvian Torch Cactus, Rio Lurin Peruvian Torch
* A majestic sturdy tree when mature, flat topped and wide spreading with a horizontal branching habit; likes dry air and full sun; dark green needles; native to Asia Minor. * The Lebanon Cedar is an evergreen coniferous tree growing up to 40 m (130 ft)...
* Widely employed medicinally by native North American Indians who mainly used the bark to treat a wide range of complaints. * Yellow fall color. * Largest species of alder in North America and one of the largest in the world * The name derives from the...
* The pulp in the seedpods of carob is very nutritious and, due to its high sugar content, sweet-tasting and mildly laxative. * It grows well in warm temperate and subtropical areas, and tolerates hot and humid coastal areas.
Germination Test Type: cut
Common Name: Carob Tree, St. John's Bread, Saint John's Bread
An extract of the plant is of disputed utility in chronic kidney disease. Readily eaten by grazing animals. Used as a reclamation species on very poor soils. * The plant contains several biologically active compounds.
* In Europe it is often planted alongside streets and in parks, especially in large cities, because it tolerates pollution well. * This is a quick-growing, extremely tough, loose, open tree with compound leaves which drop in pieces, creating little debris.
Height: 100-150 feet
Quantity: 80.35 lb
Botanical Name: Robinia pseudoacacia
Common Name: Black Locust, Yellow Locust, False Acacia
As a result of its ready dispersal by sea, Entada rheedii is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical countries, but strangely not the Americas. * The species is employed in African traditional medicine to induce vivid dreams, enabling communication...
Common names include Texas Mountain Laurel , Texas Mescalbean , Frijolito , and Frijolillo . * Calia secundiflora is a species of flowering shrub or small tree in the pea family, Fabaceae , that is native to the southwestern United States ( Texas , New...
* Lawson's Pine (Pinus lawsonii) is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae family. * It grows with various species of Quercus and a variety of other pines . * Climate is warm-temperate to temperate with 600-1500 mm annual precipitation and a November to...
It generally occurs at low altitudes, mostly from sea level to 600 metres (2,000 ft), up to 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) in the south of its range. * With needles 4-6", stiffer and darker green than the typical species.
The seed is up to 3cm long. Hicoria floridana) the scrub hickory, is a tree native to the southeastern United States, where it is endemic in central Florida. * Although it can grow to the height of 25 meters, many specimens are seen as shrubs 3–5 m...
* Taxodium distichum ( Baldcypress , Bald Cypress , or Swamp Cypress ) is a species of conifer native to the southeastern United States . Tolerates atmospheric pollution. Tolerates the high pH of chalk streams.