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UT Austin – Native Tree Species

The University of Texas at Austin is a major research university home to more than 48,000 students, 2,700 faculty, 19,000 staff members and 1,900 live oaks. Below is a list of native tree species that occur on campus.

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Acacia berlandieriGuajillo
Berlandier acacia
Berlandier's acacia
Round-flowered catclaw
Roundflower catclaw
Mimosa catclaw
Thornless catclaw
Acer grandidentatumBigtooth maple
Big-toothed maple
Uvalde bigtooth maple
Southwestern bigtooth maple
Canyon maple
Sabinal maple
Western sugar maple
Carya illinoinensisPecan
Catalpa speciosaNorthern catalpa
Catawba tree
Cigar tree
Indian bean
Celtis laevigataSugar hackberry
Texas sugarberry
Southern hackberry
Lowland hackberry
Palo blanco
Fraxinus albicansTexas Ash
Mountain ash
Fraxinus velutinaArizona ash
Velvet ash
Desert ash
Leatherleaf ash
Smooth ash
Modesto ash
Toumey ash
Standley ash
Juniperus asheiAshe juniper
Ashe's juniper
Mountain cedar
Rock cedar
Post cedar
Texas cedar
Break cedar
Mexican juniper
Blueberry juniper
Juglans nigraBlack walnut
Eastern black walnut
American black walnut
Liquidambar styracifluaSweetgum
American sweetgum
Red gum
White gum
Star-leaved gum
Starleaf gum
Alligator tree
Satin walnut
Magnolia grandifloraSouthern magnolia
Evergreen magnolia
Loblolly magnolia
Great laurel magnolia
Big laurel
Bull bay
Morus microphyllaTexas mulberry
Littleleaf mulberry
Mountain mulberry
Mexican mulberry
Dwarf mulberry
Pinus taedaLoblolly pine
Oldfield pine
Bull pine
Rosemary pine
Platanus occidentalisAmerican sycamore
Eastern sycamore
American plane tree
Plane tree
Buttonball tree
Populus deltoidesEastern cottonwood
Carolina poplar
Necklace Poplar
Prunus carolinianaCherry laurel
Carolina cherry laurel
Laurel cherry
Carolina laurel cherry
Quercus buckleyiTexas red oak
Buckley oak
Texas oak
Spanish oak
Spotted Oak
Rock Oak
Quercus fusiformisEscarpment live oak
Plateau live oak
Hill country live oak
Texas live oak
Scrub live oak
Plateau oak
Quercus macrocarpaBur oak
Burr oak
Savannah oak
Overcup oak
Prairie oak
Mossy-cup oak
Mossy-overcup oak
Blue oak
Quercus muehlenbergiiChinkapin oak
Chinquapin oak
Chestnut oak
Yellow chestnut oak
Rock chestnut oak
Yellow oak
Rock oak
Quercus polymorphaMonterrey Oak
Netleaf white oak
Mexican White Oak
Quercus shumardiiShumard oak
Shumard's oak
Shumard red oak
Southern red oak
Swamp red oak
Spotted oak
Quercus stellataPost oak
Iron oak
Cross oak
Quercus virginianaCoastal live oak
Southern live oak
Virginia live oak
Live oak
Robinia pseudoacaciaBlack locust
Honey locust
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