Texas Arboretum: Xeric Collection

Texas trees and shrubs for hot, dry, rocky areas.


QR Tag Name Characteristics

Abutilon hypoleucum
Rio Grande abutilon, White-leaf indian-mallow, Whiteleaf Indian mallow

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Acacia berlandieri
Guajillo, Berlandier acacia, Thornless Catclaw, Mimosa Catclaw, Round-flowered Catclaw, Huajillla, Matoral

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Acacia rigidula
Blackbrush acacia, Blackbrush, Catclaw, Chaparro prieto, Gavia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Acacia schaffneri
Schaffner's wattle, Twisted acacia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Adelia vaseyi
Vasey's Wild-lime

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Aloysia gratissima
Whitebrush, Bee-brush, White-brush, Common bee-brush, Beebrush, Privet lippia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Amyris madrensis
Mountain torchwood, Shrub Amyris

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Bernardia myricifolia
Mouse Ears, Mouse's eye

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Celtis laevigata
Sugar hackberry, Hackberry, Sugarberry, Texas sugarberry, Palo blanco

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Colubrina texensis
Hog-plum, Texan hogplum, Texas colubrina, Texas snakewood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Coursetia axillaris
Texas babybonnets

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Croton incanus
Torrey's croton

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Esenbeckia berlandieri
Berlandier's jopoy, Jopoy

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Forestiera angustifolia
Narrow-leaf forestiera, Tanglewood, Desert olive, Texas swamp-privet, Panalero

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Lippia graveolens
Mexican oregano, Redbrush lippia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Lycium berlandieri
Berlandier's wolfberry, Wolfberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Parkinsonia texana var. texana
Palo-verde, Texas palo-verde, Texas paloverde

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Phaulothamnus spinescens
Devilqueen, Snake-eyes

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Salvia ballotiflora
Shrubby blue sage, Blue Shrub Sage, Mejorana

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Sideroxylon celastrinum
Coma Saffron plum, La Coma, Saffron plum

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Xylosma flexuosa
Brush holly, Brushholly

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Ziziphus obtusifolia
Lotebush, Lote-bush condalia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry