Trees        
Common Name Latin Name T H X W Ornamental Value
         
Arizona Cypress Curpessus arizonica T 40' X 15' Christmas tree look, evergreen, conical
Arizona Rosewood, Desert Rose Vauquelinia californica S 4' X 15' In place of oleander, shrub, hedge, or tree, may be pruned
Bay Laurel Laurus nobilis T 10' x 10' Inconspicuous yellow flowers December through May, fragrant leaves
Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa T 40' X 20' Green, short evergreen needles
Birchleaf Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus montanus T 12' X 4' White to pink fragrant flowers
Black Oak Quercus kelloggii T 25' X 25' Dapple shade, deciduous, leaves red in fall
Blue Eldberberrry Sambucus nigra T 12' x 12' Small, berrylike drupe, purple-black, and very juicy
Blue Oak Quercus douglasii T 25' X 25' Dapple shade, deciduous
Blue Palo Verde Cercidium floridum T 12' X 15' Evergreen branches, yellow flowers two weeks in April or May, fragrant
California Fremontia Fremontodendron californicum T 12' X 15' 1 to 2 inch yellow flowers in spring
California Juniper Juniperus californica T 20' X 20' Flowers not noticeable, grey/blue berries on female plants
California Laurel Umbellularia californica T 40' X 20' Inconspicuous yellow flowers December through May, fragrant leaves
California Walnut Juglans californica T 20' X 20' Yellow blooms the March through May resulting in edible nuts, full shade
Canotia Canotia holacantha T 12' X 8' Evergreen texture of branching
Canyon Live Oak Quercus chrysolepis T 30' X 25' Shade, evergreen, large acorns
Cascalote Tree Caesalpinia cacalaco T 12' X 12' Light yellow flowers most of winter, attractive copper pods
Catclaw Acacia Acacia greggii T 15' X 10' Yellow flowers, grey deciduous foliage
Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia T 20' X 40' Deep shade, evergreen
Coral Bean Erythrina flabelliformis T 10' X 8' Long bright red flowers in racemes near end of branches in June followed by foot long gold and brown pods
Coulter Pine Pinus coulteri T 40' X 20' Long dark green needles
Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus ledifolius T 12' X 12' Inconspicuous flowers but eye catching spiral silver-haired seed plumes, plant has spicy aroma
Desert Apricot Prunus fremontii T 15' X 10' Fragrant white/pink flower in February and March
Desert Willow Chilopsis linearis T 12' X 15' Trumpet shaped flowers 2 to 3 inches long in white to rose to purple, often two toned
Gambel Oak Quercus gambelii T 30' x 30' Deciduous high altitude medium oak
Foothill Palo Verde Cercidium microphyllum T 15' X 15' Green branches, yellow flowers two weeks in spring, seed pod matures on late summer
Hollyleaf Cherry Prunus ilicifolia T 8' X 8' White flower spikes in spring, bright red cherries in fall
Honey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa T 20' X 20' White flowers with long stamens February through September, seed pods
Huajillo Havardia pallens T 20' X 15' Fragrant, white, ball shaped flowers May through August
Incense Cedar Calocedrus decurrens T 40' X 20' Long dark green needles, fragrant
Interior Live Oak Quercus wislizenii T 10' X 20' Deep shade, evergreen
Joshua Tree Yucca brevifolia T 15' X 8' White to cream colored flowers
Limber Pine Pinus flexilis T 30' x 20' Long dark blue/green needles
Littleleaf Sumac Rhus microphylla T 8' X 10' White flowers in spring, orange fruits in early summer
Littleleaf Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus intricatus T 6' X 6' Small yellow flowers, evergreen
Lodgepole Pine Pinus contorta T 40' X 15' Dark green needles, slender conical shape
Mescal Bean Sophora secundiflora  T 20' X 15' Distinctive, showy; pendulous raceme of purple flowers late winter to early spring, fragrant
Mexican Tree Ocotillo Fouquieria macdougalii T 15' X 10' Red  flowers mid-spring
Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus belutoides T 12' x 4' White to pink fragrant flowers, attractive leaves, inverse conical shape, gains personality with age
Netleaf Hackberry Celtis reticulata T 15' X 20' Attracts songbirds in fall and winter, good shade tree
New Mexico Locust Robinia neomexicana T 5' X 6' Green leaves, purplish to pink flowers are fragrant
Ocotillo Fouquiera splendens T 12' X 8' Red to orange flowers after rain
Ponderosa Pine, Yellow Pine Pinus ponderosa T 100' X 30' Dark green needles
Red Barberry Berberis haematocarpa T 6' X 8' Fragrant yellow flowers, red berries, purple fall color
Redberry Rhamnus crocea T 12' X 9' White flowers in March and April, followed by showy red berries, tree looks like scrub oak
Rocky Mountain Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii T 40' X 20' Long dark green needles, fragrant
Roemer Acacia Acacia romeriana T 10' X 15' White fluffy balls of fragrant white flowers, pinkish flat beans
Screwbean Mesquite Prosopis pubescens T 15' x 15' Yellow flowers in late spring, fragrant, interesting seedpods
Scrub Live Oak Quercus turbinella T 6' X 6' Remains small, evergreen
Smoke Tree Dalea spinosa T 15' X 30' Purple sweet smelling pea flowers in the spring, silver leaves, green stems, leaves for only a short time
Soaptree Yucca Yucca elata T 6' X 4' Green leaves, bell-shaped white flowers, limbs, dead leaves hang on limbs
Summer Holly Comarostaphylis diversifolia T 18' X 15' White cup shaped flowers May and June followed by edible red berries
Tecate Cypress Curpessus forbesii T 15' X 10' Evergreen, grey/green, irregularly conical
Texas Persimmon Diospyros texana T 20' X 12' Green to white-green urn shaped flowers, edible black fruit on female  trees, dioecious, madrone-like peeling bark
Texas Plume Bauhinia lunarioides T 12' X 10' Fragrant pale pink orchid-like flowers in spring, butterfly shaped flowers
Torrey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana T 10' X 25' Yellow flowers in late spring, fragrant, seedpods are sometime scarlet
Toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia T 8' X 5' Small white flowers, beautiful red fruit in clusters
Velvet Mesquite Prosopis velutina T 15' X 15' White flowers with long stamens, seed pods
Honey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa T 20' X 20' White flowers with long stamens, seed pods
Western Hackberry Celtis occidentalis T 45' x 50' Attracts songbirds in fall and winter, good shade tree, small green flowers in spring
Western Redbud Cercis occidentalis T 20' X 10' Showy pink, purple, or white flowers in April, rosy seed pods in May
Western Soapberry Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii T 40' X 20' Large showy flowers in May and June, deciduous
White Fir Albies concolor T 30' X 12' Evergreen, popular Christmas tree, leaves have lemony fragrance
Whitethorn Acacia Acacia constricta T 15' X 10' Yellow puffballs in spring, fragrant, attractive brown pods in fall
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