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Image of Sassafras albidum photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Sassafras)

Known for its distinctive beauty as well as culinary and ethnobotanical history, sassafras is an all-round great eastern North American tree. Some other colorful common names for this hardy, deciduous tree include gumbo file, cinnamon wood, mitten tree, ague tree and cinnamon wood. The name "gumbo file" refers to its leaves which are ground to form the flavorful thickening agent for the favorite Louisiana stew, gumbo. "Mitten tree" is made in reference to its unique leaves that come in three forms:...

Image of Schefflera actinophylla photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Octopus Tree)

Tropical rainforests of the Northern Territories of Australia, New Guinea and Java are home to the evergreen tree, Schefflera actinophylla, also known as umbrella tree or octopus tree. This tender plant is often grown as an interior tree or house plant.

A large tree or small shrub, umbrella tree tends to grow multiple trunks. The leaves are usually grouped at the ends of the trunks. They are large and roughly circular with several to many oblong, wide, shiny, light-green, finger-like...

Image of Schinus molle photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Peppertree)

Producing pendent, stringed clusters of rosy-pink berries that can be eaten like peppercorns, the peppertree also has fine-textured leaves. An evergreen tree with a weeping and spreading canopy, it is native to the drier highlands of interior South America, in Peru and Bolivia. The young bark is smooth and gray, but with age becomes a papery to corky beige.

The peppery-scented leaves are long and linear, resembling those of a fern. Each leaf is made up of 19-41 narrow, short and glossy leaflets...

Image of Schinus terebinthifolius photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Brazilian Peppertree)

Though Brazilian peppertree has many ornamental qualities, including the scented, red berries that grace its branches, it has two major drawbacks: it is terribly invasive and it causes allergic reactions. An evergreen large shrub or small tree that forms a mass of branches and grows in thickets, it is native to Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.

The compound leaves are an attractive, medium to dark green. Each of the approximately seven leaflets is the width of a finger with a winged midrib. On the...

Image of Senna alata photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Candelabra Bush, Candle Bush, Candlestick Cassia, Candletree, Emperor's Candlesticks, Ringworm Tree)

Large, lush and blessed with gorgeous candles of golden yellow flowers, this tropical, evergreen shrub is also a desert garden favorite. It is native to well-drained soils of Tropical America, but has proven perfect for the Old World tropics, dry, or warm temperate climates that are frost-free or have mild but frosty winters. Large, compound, green leaves offer a lush background to the brilliant tropical flowers.

This is a useful midsummer bloomer that holds its color well into the fall where...

Image of Senna racemosa photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Limestone Senna)

Sweetly fragrant, lemon-yellow blossoms adorn the branches of the limestone senna during the warmest months of the year. This large shrub to small/medium tree is briefly deciduous, longer if the soil is dry and temperatures cool. It's native to the Yucatan Peninsula and nearby western Cuba and Central America extending as far south as Costa Rica. Limestome senna develops an upright habit before developing a bushy canopy and it boasts appealing whitish gray bark.

The green leaves are compound,...

Image of Senna racemosa var. liebmannii photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Liebmann's Limestone Cassia)

Sweetly fragrant, lemon-yellow blossoms adorn the branches of the limestone senna during the warmest months of the year. This large shrub to small/medium tree is briefly deciduous, longer if the soil is dry and temperatures cool. It's native to the Yucatan Peninsula and nearby western Cuba and Central America extending as far south as Costa Rica. Limestome senna develops an upright habit before developing a bushy canopy and it boasts appealing whitish gray bark.

The green leaves are compound,...

Image of Senna surattensis photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Glaucous Senna, Glossy Senna, Glossy Shower, Scrambled Egg Tree)

A reliable small flowering tree that displays clusters of sunny yellow blossoms variably year round, scrambled egg tree is delightful for subtropical landscapes. A short-lived evergreen to semi-deciduous tender tree native from India to northern Australia, it quickly grows to form a billowy, rounded canopy.

A member of the pea family, its leaves are deep green and compound, with each having seven to nice pairs of oval leaflets. From the tips of branches will be a cluster of lemon yellow blossoms...

Image of Sequoia sempervirens

John Rickard

(Redwood)

Redwood, the popular evergreen tree, became more versatile when blue-tinged 'Aptos Blue' came on the market. This premier cultivar features more horizontal branching than the species, with pendulous branchlets. The Pacific Coast native evergreen is famous for its red rot-resistant wood, uniquely fibrous bark, excellent fire resistance and lofty heights. The largest redwood stands are in northern California, with some extending into Oregon. It prefers the rainy, cool weather of the coastal ranges...

(Redwood)

The coastal redwood cultivar, ‘Santa Cruz,’ is prized for its distinctive conical shape which gives an appealing look to parks and landscapes. The Pacific Coast native evergreen is famous for its red rot-resistant wood, uniquely fibrous bark, excellent fire resistance and lofty heights. The largest redwood stands are in northern California, with some extending into Oregon. It prefers the rainy, cool weather of the coastal ranges but is tolerant of inland summers, if provided adequate irrigation....