The Types Of Trees We Plant In The United States
tentree has partnered up with American Forests in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas to help replant vital forest land. To read more about the impact these trees have, click here. Here are the types of trees that we plant in Texas:
Huajillo (aka Acacia berlandieri)
An important honey-tree in Texas that is planted in the dry, arid portions where there is little or no irrigation and nothing grows except desert plants.
Devil's Claw (aka Acacia greggii var. wrightii)
Stems were used in construction and tool making.
Torchwood (aka Amyris texana)
A densely branched shrub whose foliage and flowers smell like citrus when bruised.
La Coma (aka Sideroxylon celastrina)
This plant is known as a first choice deer feed.
Berlandier's wolfberry (Lycium berlandier)
The fruit is a juicy red berry and the plant's life span is 90 years on average.
Malpighia glabra is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae.
Snake-eyes (aka Phaulothamnus spinescens)
Fruits are spherical, juicy, white to greenish with the black seeds visible through the thin fruit wall.
Ébano (aka Ebenopsis ebano)
A species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the coastal plain of southern Texas in the United States.