Winter Tree Fest

Our annual Winter Tree Fest is a perfect time to explore the beauty and benefits of native trees and shrubs. Choose from over 70 species of native trees and shrubs. Note: availability of species subject to change.


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
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 leucoderme Chalk maple, Whitebark maple Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
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
Ageratina havanensis Shrubby boneset, White mistflower, White shrub mistflower, Havana snakeroot, Mistflower Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Aloysia gratissima Whitebrush, Bee-brush, White-brush, Common bee-brush, Beebrush, Privet lippia Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Aloysia macrostachya Rio Grande beebrush, Woolly Bee-brush Perennial Shrub Sun Moist
Amyris madrensis Mountain torchwood, Shrub Amyris Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Amyris texana Chapotillo, Texas torchwood Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Bouvardia ternifolia Scarlet bouvardia, Firecracker bush, Trompetilla, Clavillo Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry , French mulberry Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist
Cephalanthus occidentalis Common buttonbush, Buttonbush, Button willow Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Chilopsis linearis Desert willow, Flowering willow, Willow-leaved catalpa, Willowleaf catalpa, Bow willow, Flor de mimbre, Mimbre Perennial Tree Sun Moist, Dry
Cordia boissieri Mexican olive, Texas wild olive, Anacahuita, Anacahuite Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Diospyros virginiana Common persimmon, Eastern persimmon, Possumwood, Date plum, Winter plum, Jove's fruit Perennial Tree Part-shade 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, Palo dulce Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Fallugia paradoxa Apache plume, Ponil Perennial Shrub Part-shade 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
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky coffeetree, Stump tree Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Heimia salicifolia Shrubby yellowcrest Perennial Shrub Sun Moist
Hesperocyparis arizonica Arizona cypress, Cedro blanco Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Juglans major Arizona walnut, Arizona black walnut, River walnut, Mountain walnut, Nogal silvestre Perennial Tree Sun, 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
Lantana urticoides Texas lantana, Calico bush Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Lindera benzoin Northern spicebush, Spicebush, Wild allspice Perennial Shrub Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Maclura pomifera Osage orange, Bois d' arc, Bodark, Horse apple, Hedge apple, Bowwood, Yellowwood, Naranjo chino Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Magnolia grandiflora Southern magnolia, Evergreen magnolia, Loblolly magnolia, Great laurel magnolia, Big laurel, Bull bay Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Malus ioensis var. texana Texas crabapple, Blanco Crabapple Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii Turkscap, Drummond's Turkscap, Drummond Turkscap, Wax Mallow, Drummond's Wax Mallow, Drummond Wax Mallow, Red Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Sleeping Hibiscus, Bleeding Hearts, Manzanilla Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Morella cerifera Wax myrtle , Southern wax myrtle, Southern bayberry, Eastern bayberry, Bayberry, Candleberry, Tallow shrub Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Persea borbonia Redbay, Red bay, Sweet bay, Silk bay, Red bay persea, Laurel tree Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Philadelphus ernestii Canyon mock orange, Canyon Mock-Orange, Mock-orange Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Pinus taeda Loblolly pine, Oldfield pine, Bull pine, Rosemary pine Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Prunus caroliniana Carolina Cherry-laurel, Cherry-laurel, Laurel Cherry, Carolina Laurel Cherry Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Prunus mexicana Mexican plum, Bigtree plum, Inch plum Perennial Tree Sun, 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 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 muehlenbergii Chinkapin oak, Chinquapin oak, Chestnut oak, Yellow chestnut oak, Rock chestnut oak, Yellow oak, Rock oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Rhus virens Evergreen sumac, Tobacco sumac, Lambrisco, Lentrisco Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Robinia pseudoacacia Black locust, Honey locust Perennial Tree Sun Moist, Dry
Rosa arkansana Prairie rose, Arkansas rose Perennial Subshrub Sun Moist, Dry
Sabal minor Dwarf palmetto, Bush palmetto, Palmetto Perennial Shrub Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Salvia ballotiflora Shrubby blue sage, Blue Shrub Sage, Mejorana Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea Blue Elderberry, Blue Elder, Blueberry Elder, Mexican Elder, Arizona Elderberry, New Mexico Elderberry, Velvet-leaf Elderberry, Hairy Blue Elderberry Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii Western soapberry, Soapberry, Wild china tree, Wild chinaberry, Indian soap plant, Jaboncillo Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sassafras albidum Sassafras, White Sassafras, Ague Tree, Cinnamon Wood, Mitten Tree, Saloop, Smelling Stick Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Senna wislizeni Canyon senna, Shrubby senna, Dwarf senna, Wislizenus's senna, Wislizenus's wild sensitive-plant, Carrozo, Pinacate, Palo prieto, Pinacatillo, HojasÚn, Ejotillo Perennial Shrub Sun Moist
Sophora secundiflora Texas mountain laurel, Mountain laurel, Mescal bean, Mescal bean sophora, Frijolillo, Frijolito Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sophora tomentosa Yellow necklacepod, Yellow sophora, Necklace pod, Tambalisa Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Sphaeralcea incana Gray globemallow Perennial Subshrub Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Coralberry, Indian currant, Buckbrush Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium Aromatic aster, Aromatic American aster, Fall aster, Wild blue aster, Shale aster Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, 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
Taxodium mucronatum Montezuma bald cypress, Montezuma cypress, Mexican cypress, Ahuehuete, Sabino Perennial Tree Part-shade Wet
Tecoma stans Yellow Bells, Yellowbells, Esperanza, Yellow Trumpetbush, Yellow Trumpetflower, Trumpetbush, Trumpetflower, Yellow Elder Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
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 clava-herculis Hercules club, Pepperbark, Toothache tree, Tickle tongue, Prickly ash Perennial Tree Sun Dry