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types of trees we plant in the USA


tentree is currently planting with American Forests in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. To read more about the impact these trees have, click here. Here are the types of trees that we plant in Texas:

1)  Huajillo (aka Acacia berlandieri)

Acacia-berlandieri-20080403 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.

2) Devil's Claw (aka Acacia greggii var. wrightii)

Acacia_greggii_8 Stems were used in construction and tool making.

3) Torchwood (aka Amyris texana)

Amyris texana A densely branched shrub whose foliage and flowers smell like citrus when bruised.

4) La Coma (aka Sideroxylon celastrina)

71-SierraMadreTorchwood-AmyrisMadrensis-2 This plant is known as a first choice deer feed.

5) Berlandier's wolfberry (Lycium berlandier)

Lycium_berlandieri-EGil-T The fruit is a juicy red berry and the plant's life span is 90 years on average.

6) Malpighia glabra

Closeup of Brazilian acerola fruit Malpighia glabra is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae.

7) Snake-eyes (aka Phaulothamnus spinescens)

snake eye berries on limb Fruits are spherical, juicy, white to greenish with the black seeds visible through the thin fruit wall.

Ébano (aka Ebenopsis ebano)

Ebenopsis_ebano-3 A species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the coastal plain of southern Texas in the United States.

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