Texas Arboretum

Arboretum (arboreta, pl.) - a place where trees or shrubs are cultivated for their educational and scientific interest.


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Acacia farnesiana Huisache, Texas huisache, Sweet acacia, Perfume acacia, Mealy acacia, Mealy wattle, Cassie Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Acacia greggii var. wrightii Wright acacia, Wright's acacia, Catclaw acacia, Catclaw Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Acacia roemeriana Roemer acacia, Roemer's acacia, Roundflower catclaw, Round-flowered catclaw, Catclaw acacia, Catclaw Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun Dry
Acer grandidentatum Bigtooth maple, Big-toothed maple, Uvalde bigtooth maple, Southwestern bigtooth maple, Canyon maple, Sabinal maple, Western sugar maple Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun Moist
Acer negundo Box elder, Box elder maple, Ash-leaved maple, Ashleaf maple, Red River maple, Fresno de guajuco Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Aesculus glabra var. arguta Ohio buckeye, White buckeye, Texas buckeye Perennial Tree Part-shade Wet, Moist
Aesculus pavia var. pavia Scarlet buckeye, Red buckeye, Southern buckeye, Firecracker plant Perennial Shrub, Tree Part-shade Moist, Dry
Arbutus xalapensis Texas madrone, Madrone, Texas arbutus, Naked indian, Lady's leg, Madroņo, Manzanita, Xoxocote, Amazaquitl Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Bauhinia lunarioides Anacacho orchid tree, Anacacho bauhinia, Orchid tree, Texas plume Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Carya illinoinensis Pecan Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Celtis ehrenbergiana Desert hackberry, Spiny hackberry, Shiny hackberry, Granjeno, Huasteco Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Celtis laevigata Sugar hackberry, Texas sugarberry, Sugarberry, Southern hackberry, Lowland hackberry, Hackberry, Palo blanco Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Celtis laevigata var. reticulata Netleaf hackberry, Netleaf sugar hackberry, Western hackberry, Sugar hackberry, Texas sugarberry, Palo blanco, Acibuche Perennial Tree Part-shade
Celtis lindheimeri Lindheimer's hackberry, Lindheimer hackberry Perennial Tree Sun
Cercis canadensis var. mexicana Mexican redbud Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Cercis canadensis var. texensis Texas redbud Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Chilopsis linearis Desert willow, Flowering willow, Willow-leaved catalpa, Willowleaf catalpa, Bow willow, Flor de mimbre, Mimbre Perennial Tree Sun Moist, Dry
Condalia hookeri Bluewood condalia, Brasil, Brasilwood, Bluewood, Logwood, Purple haw, Capul negro Perennial Shrub, Tree Part-shade Dry
Cordia boissieri Mexican olive, Texas wild olive, Anacahuita, Anacahuite Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Cornus drummondii Roughleaf dogwood, Drummond's dogwood, Rough-leaf dogwood Perennial Tree Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Cotinus obovatus American smoke tree, Texas smoke tree, Wild smoke tree, Smoke tree, Smokebush, Chittamwood Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Diospyros texana Texas persimmon, Mexican persimmon, Black persimmon, Chapote, Chapote prieto Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Ebenopsis ebano Texas ebony, Black-bead ebony, Ebony ape's-earring, Ebano Perennial Shrub Sun Moist, Dry
Ehretia anacua Anacua, Sugarberry Anacua, Anaqua, Anacahuita, Knockaway, Knackaway, Sandpaper tree, Manzanita, Manzanillo, Tlalahuacate Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Eysenhardtia texana Texas kidneywood, Kidneywood, Bee-Brush, Vara dulce Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Frangula caroliniana Carolina buckthorn, Carolina false buckthorn, Yellow buckthorn, Indian cherry, Yellowwood Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Fraxinus albicans Texas Ash, Mountain ash Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Fraxinus berlandieriana Mexican ash, Berlandier ash, Berlandier's ash, Plumero Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Green ash, Red ash, Swamp ash, River ash, Water ash, Darlington ash Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Garrya ovata ssp. lindheimeri Lindheimer's silktassel, Lindheimer silktassel, Lindheimer's Garrya, Lindheimer Garrya, Mexican silktassel, Mexican Garrya, Eggleaf silktassel, Eggleaf Garrya Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist, Dry
Ilex decidua Possumhaw, Possumhaw holly, Deciduous holly, Meadow holly, Prairie holly, Swamp holly, Welk holly, Deciduous yaupon, Bearberry, Winterberry Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ilex vomitoria Yaupon, Yaupon Holly, Cassina Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Juglans major Arizona walnut, Arizona black walnut, River walnut, Mountain walnut, Nogal silvestre Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Juglans microcarpa Little walnut, Texas walnut, Texas black walnut, River walnut, Nogalito, Nogalillo, Namboca Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Juglans nigra Black walnut, Eastern black walnut, American black walnut Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Juniperus ashei Ashe juniper, Ashe's juniper, Mountain cedar, Rock cedar, Post cedar, Texas cedar, Brake cedar, Mexican juniper, Blueberry juniper, Ozark white cedar, Sabino, Enebro Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Juniperus virginiana Eastern red cedar, Eastern redcedar, Virginia juniper, Red juniper, Pencil cedar, Carolina cedar, Red savin, Baton rouge Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Leucaena retusa Goldenball leadtree, Littleleaf leadtree, Little leucaena, Lemonball, Wahoo tree Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Maclura pomifera Osage orange, Bois d' arc, Bodark, Horse apple, Hedge apple, Bowwood, Yellowwood, Naranjo chino Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Malus ioensis var. texana Texas crabapple, Blanco Crabapple Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Morus microphylla Texas mulberry, Littleleaf mulberry, Mountain mulberry, Mexican mulberry, Dwarf mulberry Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Morus rubra Red mulberry, Moral Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Parkinsonia aculeata Retama, Paloverde, Mexican paloverde, Jerusalem thorn, Horsebean, Lluvia de Oro Perennial Tree Sun Moist, Dry
Parkinsonia texana Texas paloverde, Border paloverde, Retama china Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun Dry
Philadelphus ernestii Canyon mock orange, Canyon Mock-Orange, Mock-orange Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Philadelphus texensis Texas mock orange Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Platanus occidentalis American sycamore, Eastern sycamore, American plane tree, Plane tree, Buttonwood, Buttonball tree Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Populus deltoides Eastern cottonwood, Carolina poplar, Necklace Poplar, Alamo Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Prosopis glandulosa Honey mesquite, Glandular mesquite, Algarroba Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana Western honey mesquite, Torrey mesquite, Western mesquite Perennial Tree
Prosopis pubescens Screwbean mesquite, American screwbean, Tornillo, Screwbean, Screwpod mesquite, Twisted bean, Fremont screwbean Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Prunus mexicana Mexican plum, Bigtree plum, Inch plum Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Prunus minutiflora Texas almond, Texas wild almond, Dwarf Plum Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Prunus rivularis River plum, Creek plum, Hog plum Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist, Dry
Prunus serotina var. eximia Escarpment black cherry, Edwards Plateau black cherry, Escarpment cherry Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ptelea trifoliata Wafer ash, Common hoptree, Hop tree Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Quercus buckleyi Texas red oak, Buckley oak, Texas oak, Spanish oak, Spotted Oak, Rock Oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Quercus fusiformis Escarpment live oak, Plateau live oak, Hill country live oak, Texas live oak, Scrub live oak, Plateau oak, Encino molino, Tesmoli Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Quercus gambelii Gambel oak, Rocky Mountain white oak, Utah white oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus graciliformis Graceful oak, Slender oak, Chisos oak Perennial Shrub, Tree
Quercus gravesii Chisos red oak, Graves oak, Mountain red oak, Rock oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus grisea Gray oak, Mexican blue oak, Encino prieta Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus laceyi Lacey oak, Texas blue oak, Canyon oak, Smoky oak, Rock oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus macrocarpa Bur oak, Burr oak, Savannah oak, Overcup oak, Prairie oak, Mossy-cup oak, Mossy-overcup oak, Blue oak Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Quercus marilandica Blackjack oak, Barren oak, Black oak, Jack oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus mohriana Mohr oak, Shin oak, Scrub oak Perennial Shrub, Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus muehlenbergii Chinkapin oak, Chinquapin oak, Chestnut oak, Yellow chestnut oak, Rock chestnut oak, Yellow oak, Rock oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Quercus oblongifolia Mexican blue oak, Blue oak Perennial Tree
Quercus polymorpha Monterrey Oak, Netleaf white oak, Mexican White Oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Quercus sinuata var. breviloba White shin oak, Bigelow oak, Scaly-bark oak, Limestone Durand oak, Shortlobe oak, Bastard oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus stellata Post oak, Iron oak, Cross oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Quercus vaseyana Vasey oak, Sandpaper oak, Scrub oak, Shin oak Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Rhus lanceolata Prairie flameleaf sumac, Flameleaf sumac, Prairie sumac, Lance-leaf sumac, Lance-leaved sumac, Texas sumac, Tree sumac, Limestone sumac, Prairie shining sumac Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Sabal mexicana Texas palm, Texas palmetto, Mexican palm, Mexican palmetto, Rio Grande palmetto, Victoria palmetto, Palma de micharos, Apachite Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Salix nigra Black willow, Gulf black willow, Swamp willow, Sauz Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii Western soapberry, Soapberry, Wild china tree, Wild chinaberry, Indian soap plant, Jaboncillo Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sideroxylon lanuginosum Gum bumelia, Gum bully, Woollybucket bumelia, Woolly bumelia, Gum woollybucket, Woolly buckthorn, Chittamwood, Shittamwood, Gum elastic, Coma Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Sophora secundiflora Texas mountain laurel, Mountain laurel, Mescal bean, Mescal bean sophora, Frijolillo, Frijolito Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Styphnolobium affine Eve's necklace, Eve's necklacepod, Texas sophora, Pink sophora, Necklace tree Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Taxodium distichum Bald cypress, Baldcypress, Common bald cypress, Southern bald cypress, Deciduous cypress, Southern cypress, Swamp cypress, Red cypress, White cypress, Yellow cypress, Gulf cypress, Tidewater red cypress Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Tilia americana var. caroliniana Carolina basswood, Florida basswood, Small-leaved basswood, Downy basswood, Carolina linden, Florida linden, Small-leaved linden, Downy linden Perennial Tree
Ulmus alata Winged elm, Wahoo elm, Cork elm, Witch elm Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Ulmus americana American elm, White elm, Soft elm, Water elm, Common elm Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ulmus crassifolia Cedar elm, Fall elm, Basket elm, Scrub elm, Lime elm, Texas elm, Southern rock elm, Olmo Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Ungnadia speciosa Mexican buckeye, Monilla Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Viburnum rufidulum Rusty blackhaw viburnum, Rusty blackhaw, Southern blackhaw, Blackhaw, Bluehaw, Downy viburnum, Southern nannyberry, Rusty nannyberry, Nannyberry Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Zanthoxylum hirsutum Texas Hercules' club, Texas prickly ash, Limetone prickly ash, Toothache tree, Tickle-tongue, Tingle-tongue Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry