Low Water Use Trees

Scientific Name Common Name Hgt Width Evergree or Deciduous Hardy and Notes
           
Acacia greggii Catclaw Acacia 18' 15' Deciduous  
Acacia smallii Sweet Acacia 30' 25' Deciduous  
Bauhinia lunarioides (B. congesta) Anacacho Orchid Tree 20' 15' Deciduous  
Celtis laevigata var. reticulata Netleaf or Canyon Hackberry 30' 25' Deciduous  
Cercidium floridum Blue Palo Verde 20' 20' Deciduous Not Hardy
Cercidium microphyllum Foothills Palo Verde 20' 20' Deciduous Not Hardy
Cercidium x Parkinsonia Palo Verde 'Desert Museum' 20' 25' Deciduous  
Cercis canadensis var. mexicana Mexican Redbud 20' 12' Deciduous  
Chilopsis linearis Desert Willow 25' 15' Deciduous  
Cupressus sempervirens Italian Cypress 60' 8' Evergreen  
Diospyros texana Texas Persimmon 30' 20' Deciduous  
Fraxinus greggi Littleleaf Ash 15' 8' Semi-Evergreen  
Juniperus deppeana Alligator Juniper 20' 15' Evergreen  
Juniperus monosperma One-Seeded Juniper 18' 10' Evergreen  
Leuceana retusa Goldenball Leadtree 20' 15' Deciduous  
Parkinsonia aculeata Mexican Palo Verde, Retama 30' 30' Deciduous  
Pinus eldarica Afghan, Mondel Pine 70' 30' Evergreen  
Pinus halepensis Aleppo Pine 40' 15' Evergreen  
Pistacia atlantica Mt. Atlas Pistache 30' 20' Deciduous  
Pistacia mexicana (Pistacia texana) Texas Pistache 20' 15' Semi-Evergreen  
Prosopis chilensis Chilean Mesquite 30' 30' Semi-Evergreen Marginal
Prosopis glandulosa Honey Mesquite 25' 25' Deciduous  
Prosopis pubescens Screwbean Mesquite 20' 15' Deciduous  
Quercus arizonica Arizona White Oak 35' 30' Evergreen  
Quercus grisea Gray Oak 30' 25' Evergreen  
Quercus oblongifolia Mexican Blue Oak 25' 20' Deciduous  
Quercus suber Cork Oak 30' 20' Evergreen  
Sambucus mexicana Mexican Elder 35' 15' Semi-Evergreen  
Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii Western Soapberry 30' 20' Deciduous  
Vitex agnus-castus Vitex/Chaste Tree 25' 20' Deciduous  

Ornamentals for Far West Texas Index