* Fraxinus velutina ( Velvet Ash or Arizona Ash or Modesto Ash ) is a species of Fraxinus native to southwestern North America , in the United States from southern California east to Texas , and in Mexico from northern Baja California east to Coahuila...
It is largely used for fence posts and rails, telegraph poles etc, it is also occasionally used for making furniture, the interior finish of buildings etc. * Catalpa speciosa , commonly known as the Northern Catalpa , is a species of Catalpa that is native...
Common Name: Northern Catalpa, Western Catalpa, Northern Cigar Tree, Catawba Tree, Hardy Catalpa
It is often confused with and closely related to the Swamp Laurel Oak in which it differs in several key characteristics. * When both sand laurel oak (Q. The acorns take 18 months to mature and are 1/4 to 1/3 covered by a saucer to bowl shaped cap.
* American Beautyberry ( Callicarpa americana ) is an open-habit, native shrub of the Southern United States which is often grown as an ornamental in gardens and yards . * American beautyberries produce large clusters of purple berries, which birds and...
* Butcher's broom has been known to enhance blood flow to the brain, legs, and hands. * A study published in 1999 suggested that Butcher's Broom may also improve symptoms of postural hypotension without increasing supine blood pressure.
* The unusually shaped pods are often gathered, cleaned and decorated for use on Christmas trees and in dried arrangements. * Water extract of Jacaranda mimosifolia shows higher antimicrobial action against Bacillus cereus and Escherichia coli than gentamicin...
The foliage grows in dense, usually moderately decumbent and pendulous sprays of bright green, very slender, slightly flattened shoots. * Cupressus funebris is cultivated as an ornamental tree, due to its graciously weeping form and texture, and planted...
* It is one of the most elementally Mexican of pines. * It is found in Mexico - from S. Sinaloa to Chiapas - and Guatemala in montane, relatively open pine or pine-oak forests at altitudes from 900 to 2500 m.
* Ilex aquifolium ( Holly , or European Holly to distinguish it from related species, may also be called Christmass Holly or Mexican Holly) is a species of holly native to western and southern Europe , northwest Africa and southwest Asia .
* Pinus longaeva , the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine , is a long-living species of tree found in the higher mountains of the southwest United States . * One member of this species, known as Methuselah , is thought to be the oldest living non-clonal organism...
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 21
Common Name: Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, Intermountain Bristlecone Pine, Western Bristlecone Pine, Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Methuselah Pine
However, numerous buds are produced on the shrub's new growth, which provides prolific flowering over a long summer blooming period. * This species is planted as a hedge in S. Common names include Rose of Sharon (especially in North America), rose mallow...
* Ipomoea triloba is a species of morning glory known by several common names, including littlebell and Aiea morning glory . * This is a fast-growing vining annual herb producing long, thin stems with ivylike petioled , heart-shaped leaves 3 to 6 centimeters...
An attractive, moderately lightweight wood (specific gravity 0.4), its primary use is in household articles used to store clothing. On the Pacific coast of Mexico, throughout Central America and the Caribbean, to the lowlands and foothills of most of...
Germination Test Type: Actual
Quantity: 1.43 lb
Common Name: Spanish Cedar, Mexican Cedar, Cigar-box Cedar, West Indian Cedar, Red Cedar, Cedro Hembra, Cedro
The seeds are dispersed when birds eat the cones, digesting the fleshy scales and passing the hard seeds in their droppings. Alpina , Vitosha , Bulgaria . The male cones are yellow, 2–3 mm long, and fall soon after shedding their pollen in March–April.
* Taxodium distichum ( Baldcypress , Bald Cypress , or Swamp Cypress ) is a species of conifer native to the southeastern United States . Established plants succeed in standing water up to 60cm deep - in such a situation the roots develop 'knees', curious...
* An excellent windbreak for maritime areas, it grows quite quickly and establishes well even in very windy sites. * Bacteria on the roots fix atmospheric nitrogen - whilst this enables the tree to grow well in quite poor soils it also makes some of this...
* This attractive perennial maintains a neat mound shape and grows 1-2 ft. Its showy, yellow, pea-like flowers occur in upper axillary clusters. The leaves are long-stalked and uniquely divided into two leaflets about 1 1/2 inches long.
* 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.
Common Name: Strawberry Clover, Palestine Strawberry Clover
* This mixed wildflower perennial is a double form of columbine that has been used in gardens for a long time, due to its curious flower shape. * The blue flowers and on occasion white flowers are bonnet shaped.
Botanical Name: Aquilegia vulgaris Double Mix
Common Name: European Columbine, Columbine, Dwarf Columbine
* Pinus elliottii , commonly known as the Slash Pine , is a pine native to the southeastern United States , from southern South Carolina west to southeastern Louisiana , and south to the Florida Keys .