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Tree and Shrub Basics - All About Tree and Shrub Basics
What's the difference between trees and shrubs? What is a sub-shrub? A catkin? A dripline? Learn the answers to these questions and more with these articles on the basics of trees and shrubs.

Beetle Infestations - Pest Removal Advice
Beetle infestations are very hard to control in trees and shrubs. Learn the few ways to get rid of them.

How to Make Glitter Pine Cone Ornaments
You can make simple glitter pine cone ornaments for your Christmas tree. This is a great pine cone craft to do with children.

Growing Southern Catalpa in the Home Garden
The southern catalpa adds a distinctive touch to your yard or street with its clusters of white flowers, large cordate leaves, and long skinny seed pods.

Grafting - Grafts to Repair Wounds on Trees
Do you need to repair a broken tree? For wounds to branches, bark, and roots of special trees that need repair, grafting can provide the answer. Here are three types and links to detailed, step by step, instructions.

What Is a Witches'-broom?
If you hear the word witches'-broom in connection with trees, they aren't talking about the materials that a broom can be made from. Learn what a witches'-broom is in the horticultural sense.

How Can I Identify My Trees and Shrubs?
With thousands of trees and shrubs existing in nature, it's easy to see why you might not know the name of a tree or shrub. There are ways you can identify your plant and care for it properly.

Growing the Goji Berry Shrub in the Home Garden
If you'd like to grow one of the superfruits, give goji berry a try. This shrub will produce an abundance of tiny reddish-orange berries.

Growing the Netleaf Hackberry in Your Garden
Want a tree that will last a lifetime? The netleaf hackberry is a sturdy species that is able to tolerate drought conditions very well.

State Maps of USDA Zones - Find Your USDA Zone
Here are the maps for the new 2012 USDA Hardiness Zones. Find yours so you can pick plants suited to your location.

State Maps of USDA Zones - Find Your USDA Zone
Here are the maps for the new 2012 USDA Hardiness Zones. Find yours so you can pick plants suited to your location.

State Maps of USDA Zones - Find Your USDA Zone
Here are the maps for the new 2012 USDA Hardiness Zones. Find yours so you can pick plants suited to your location.

State Maps of USDA Zones - Find Your USDA Zone
Here are the maps for the new 2012 USDA Hardiness Zones. Find yours so you can pick plants suited to your location.

State Maps of USDA Zones - Find Your USDA Zone
Here are the maps for the new 2012 USDA Hardiness Zones. Find yours so you can pick plants suited to your location.

State Maps of USDA Zones - Find Your USDA Zone
Here are the maps for the new 2012 USDA Hardiness Zones. Find yours so you can pick plants suited to your location.

Kinnickinnick - Arctostaphylos Uva-Ursi - Shrubs For Water Conservation - Try Kinnickinnick
Kinnickinnick is a short drought tolerant shrub with edible berries. Page 3.

Balloon Christmas Tree - The Finished Tree - Creation of a Balloon Christmas Tree
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Putting Ornaments on a Balloon Christmas Tree
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Stringing the Lights on a Balloon Christmas Tree
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Balloon Christmas Tree - Weaving the Tree Base - Creation of a Balloon Christmas Tree
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Arizona Cypress - Christmas Trees - Photo of Arizona Cypress
Arizona cypress (Cupressus arizonica) is a Christmas tree that is generally found at

Balsam Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Balsam Fir
The balsam fir (Abies balsamea) has long-lasting needles, an appealing shape, and stays fragrant. Page 2.

Canaan Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Canaan Fir
Canaan fir (Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis) is a Christmas tree that is similar to Fraser fir and balsam fir. Page 3.

Colorado Blue Spruce - Christmas Trees - Photo of Colorado Blue Spruce
Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens) makes a distinctive Christmas tree with its blue needles. Page 4.

Concolor Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Concolor Fir
The concolor fir (Abies concolor) is chosen as a Christmas tree for its shape, color, aroma and long needle retention. Page 5.

Douglas Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Douglas Fir
The Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is still one of the most popular choices for Christmas trees. Page 6.

Eastern White Pine - Christmas Trees - Photo of Eastern White Pine
Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) is a good Christmas tree for people with allergies, since it has little scent. Page 8.

Fraser Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Fraser Fir
Fraser fir (Abies fraseri) is often used as a Christmas tree since it ships well, has an excellent shape and coloring, and has long lasting needles and fragrance. Page 9.

Grand Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Grand Fir
Grand fir (Abies grandis) is a good choice for those who want a Christmas tree with a strong scent and pleasing shape. Page 10.

Leyland Cypress - Christmas Trees - Photo of Leyland Cypress
Leyland cypress (x Cupressocyparis leylandii) is an especially popular Christmas tree in the Southeastern states, and can be found at

Noble Fir - Christmas Trees - Photo of Noble Fir
The noble fir (Abies procera) is very popular as a Christmas tree with its strong branches, long life and shape/color. Page 12.

Norway Spruce - Christmas Trees - Norway Spruce
Norway spruce (Picea abies) must be cut fresh and well watered if used as a Christmas tree or it will lose its needles quickly. Page 13.

Scotch Pine - Christmas Trees - Photo of Scotch Pine
The Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) is likely the most common species used for Christmas trees, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. Page 14.

Virginia Pine - Christmas Trees - Photo of Virginia Pine
Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) is especially popular for use as a Christmas tree in the South. Page 15.

White Spruce - Christmas Trees - Photo of White Spruce
White spruce (Picea glauca) is a Christmas tree that has good coloring and shape, and a long needle life. Page 16.

Apache Plume - Fallugia Paradoxa - Shrubs For Water Conservation - Try Apache Plume
Apache plume is a native shrub that requires little water once established.

Daytime in Plants vs. Zombies
Plants vs. Zombies starts out in your backyard during the day.

Nighttime in Plants vs. Zombies
Night rolls around in Plants vs. Zombies, bringing an entirely different set of plants into play.

Crazy Dave's in Plants vs. Zombies
Visit Crazy Dave's shop to buy plants and upgrades for better game play.

Zen Garden Mode
If you tire of defending your house for a moment in Plants vs. Zombies, try Zen Garden Mode.

Choose Your Plants in Plants vs. Zombies
Plants vs Zombies is an addicting game where you have to choose certain plants to battle zombies that are trying to eat your brains.

10 Gifts For the Bonsai Enthusiast
Know someone who loves to practice the art of bonsai? Here are ten suggestions of gifts they are sure to enjoy.

Nannyberry
Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Larustinus Viburnum
Larustinus Viburnum (Viburnum tinus) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Leatherleaf Viburnum
Leatherleaf Viburnum (Viburnum rhytidophyllum) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

More Deciduous Shrubs
More Deciduous Shrubs - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Tubeflower Viburnum
Tubeflower Viburnum (Viburnum cylindricum) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Wayfaring Tree
Wayfaring Tree (Viburnum lantana) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Southern Arrowwood
Southern Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Snowball Bush
Snowball Bush (Viburnum opulus) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Koreanspice Viburnum
Koreanspice Viburnum (Viburnum carlesii) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

David Viburnum
David Viburnum (Viburnum davidii) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Henry's Viburnum
Henry's Viburnum (Viburnum henryi) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Cinnamomum-Leaved Viburnum
Cinnamomum-Leaved Viburnum (Viburnum cinnamomifolium) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Burkwood Viburnum
Burkwood Viburnum (Viburnum x burkwoodii) - Meet 12 Species of Viburnum Shrubs

Members of the Viburnum Genus
If you are looking for a plant with white flowers, one of the Viburnum shrubs may work nicely in your garden. See 12 species here.

Scouler's Willow, a Species of Salix
Scouler's willow (Salix scouleriana) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Weeping Willow, a Species of Salix
Weeping willow (Salix babylonica) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

White Willow, a Species of Salix
White willow (Salix alba) - - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Yellow Willow, a Species of Salix
Yellow willow (Salix lutea) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

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Bebb Willow, a Species of Salix
Bebb Willow (Salix bebbiana) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Corkscrew Willow, a Species of Salix
Corkscrew willow (Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa') - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Coyote Willow, a Species of Salix
Coyote willow (Salix exigua) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Dappled Willow, a Species of Salix
Dappled willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki') - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Goat Willow, a Species of Salix
Goat willow (Salix caprea) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Peach-Leaf Willow, a Species of Salix
Peach-leaf willow (Salix amygdaloides) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Purple Osier Willow, a Species of Salix
Purple osier willow (Salix purpurea) - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Pussy Willow, a Species of Salix
Pussy willow (Salix discolor) - - 12 Species of Willow Trees and Shrubs

Salix Trees and Shrubs
Willow trees and shrubs are water-loving plants. They are the source of the compound that was eventually used to create aspirin.

Members of the Ficus Genus
You may have a fig tree species in your house if you have a houseplant. These can also be large trees in the right conditions.

Common Fig
Common Fig (Ficus carica) Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Chinese Banyan
Chinese Banyan (Ficus microcarpa) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Members of the Picea Genus - Spruce Trees and Shrubs
Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs in this photo gallery. These evergreen conifers can be used to add year-round color to your garden.

Red Spruce
Red Spruce (Picea rubens) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Serbian Spruce
Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Sitka Spruce
Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

White Spruce
White Spruce (Picea glauca) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Interested in Other Types of Conifers?
Other Types of Conifers - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Bird's Nest Spruce
Bird's Nest Spruce (Picea abies 'Nidiformis') - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Black Spruce
Black Spruce (Picea mariana) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Brewer Spruce
Brewer Spruce (Picea breweriana) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Caucasian Spruce
Caucasian Spruce (Picea orientalis) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Colorado Blue Spruce
Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Dwarf Alberta Spruce (Picea glauca 'Conica') - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Engelmann's Spruce
Engelmann's Spruce (Picea engelmannii) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

Norway Spruce
Norway Spruce (Picea abies) - Meet 12 Spruce Trees and Shrubs

These Trees Can Handle Less Sun
If you have an area that is full shade (under 3 hours daily), try planting one of these 12 trees. They have adapted to tolerate less sunlight.

Pagoda Dogwood
Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Pawpaw
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Sugar Maple
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Windmill Palm
Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortunei) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

More Trees and Shrubs for Your Different Situations
Other Trees and Shrubs for Different Situations - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

American Beech
American Beech (Fagus grandifolia) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

American Hornbeam
American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Big Leaf Maple
Big Leaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Eastern Hemlock
Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Hop-Hornbeam
Hop-Hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Hoptree
Hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Japanese Maple
Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Japanese Yew
Japanese Yew (Taxus cuspidata) - Meet 12 Trees for Full Shade

Rubber Tree
Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Fiddleleaf Fig
Fiddleleaf Fig (Ficus lyrata) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Creeping Fig
Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Cluster Fig
Cluster Fig (Ficus congesta) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

More Choices for Tropical Trees
More Tropical Trees - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Banyan
Banyan (Ficus benghalensis) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Weeping Fig
Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Moreton Bay Fig
Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus macrophylla) - Meet 9 Species of Fig Trees

Stiff Leaf Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Stiff Leaf Wattle (Acacia obtusifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Kangaroo Thorn, a Species of Acacia
Kangaroo Thorn (Acacia paradoxa) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Karoo Thorn, a Species of Acacia
Karoo Thorn (Acacia karroo) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Late Flowering Black Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Late Flowering Black Wattle (Acacia concurrens) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Lightwood, a Species of Acacia
Lightwood (Acacia implexa) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Myrtle Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Myrtle Wattle (Acacia myrtifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Nyanga Flat-Top, a Species of Acacia
Nyanga Flat-Top (Acacia abyssinica) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Ovens Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Ovens Wattle (Acacia pravissima) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Prostrate Acacia, a Species of Acacia
Prostrate Acacia (Acacia redolens) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Red-Leaf Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Red-Leaf Wattle (Acacia rubida) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Scented Pod Acacia, a Species of Acacia
Scented Pod Acacia (Acacia nilotica) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Silver Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Silver Wattle (Acacia dealbata) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Snowy River Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Snowy River Wattle (Acacia boormanii) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Spreading Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Spreading Wattle (Acacia genistifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Spike Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Spike Wattle (Acacia oxycedrus) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Sweet Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Sweet Wattle (Acacia suaveolens) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

True Mulga, a Species of Acacia
True Mulga (Acacia aneura)- 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Umbrella Thorn Acacia, a Species of Acacia
Umbrella Thorn Acacia (Acacia tortilis) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Weeping Myall, a Species of Acacia
Weeping Myall (Acacia pendula) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Check Out These Tropical Tree and Shrub Species Next!
More tropical trees and shrub ideas for your garden

13 Species of Maple Trees
One of the most familiar genera of trees is maple (Acer). These trees and shrubs are famous for their fall colors and delicious syrup.

Silver Maple
Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Sugar Maple
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Sycamore Maple
Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Tatarian Maple
Tatarian Maple (Acer tataricum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Vine Leaf Maple
Vine Leaf Maple (Acer cissifolium) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Check Out These Other Types of Shade Trees
More Types of Shade Trees - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Amur Maple
Amur Maple (Acer ginnala) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Big Leaf Maple
Big Leaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Hedge Maple
Hedge Maple (Acer campestre) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Hornbeam Maple
Hornbeam Maple (Acer carpinifolium) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Japanese Maple
Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Norway Maple
Norway Maple (Acer platanoides) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Paperbark Maple
Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Red Maple
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) - Meet 13 Species of Maple Trees

Prickly Moses, a Species of Acacia
Prickly Moses (Acacia verticillata) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Box Leaf Wattle, A Species of Acacia
Box Leaf Wattle (Acacia buxifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Espinillo, a Species of Acacia
Espinillo (Acacia caven) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Acacia Koa, a Species of Acacia
Acacia Koa - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Flax-Leaf Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Flax-Leaf Wattle (Acacia linifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Green Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Green Wattle (Acacia decurrens) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Juniper Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Juniper Wattle (Acacia ulicifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Acacia Trees and Shrubs
When many people think of Acacia trees and shrubs, Australia comes to mind. However, they can be found around the world. Meet 28 species here.

Coast Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Coast Wattle (Acacia longifolia) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

Blue Leaf Wattle, a Species of Acacia
Blue Leaf Wattle (Acacia saligna) - 28 Species of Acacia Trees and Shrubs

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Saskatoon Serviceberry
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Utah Serviceberry
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Allegheny Serviceberry
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Apple Serviceberry
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Canadian Serviceberry
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Downy Serviceberry
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Juneberry
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Round-Leaved Serviceberry
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Snowy Mespilus
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Alaska State Tree - Sitka Spruce - Picea sitchensis
The state tree of Alaska is the Sitka spruce. Page 2.

Arizona State Tree - Palo Verde - Genus Parkinsonia
The state tree of Arizona is the palo verde. Page 3.

Alabama State Tree - Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris
The state tree of Alabama is the longleaf pine.

Arkansas State Tree - Pine Trees - Genus Pinus
The state tree of Arkansas is the pine tree. Page 4.

California State Trees - Coast Redwood - Giant Sequoia
California has two state trees - the coast redwood and the giant sequoia. Page 5.

Colorado State Tree - Blue Spruce - Picea pungens
The state tree of colorado is the blue spruce (Picea pungens). Page 6.

Illinois State Tree - White Oak - Quercus alba
The state tree of Illinois is the white oak (Quercus alba). Page 15.

Connecticut State Tree - White Oak - Quercus alba
The state tree of Connecticut is the white oak (Quercus alba). Page 7.

Delaware State Tree - American Holly - Ilex opaca
The state tree of Delaware is the American holly (Ilex opaca). Page 8.

District of Columbia State Tree - Scarlet Oak - Quercus coccinea
The state tree of the District of Columbia is the scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea). Page 9.

Florida State Tree - Cabbage Palmetto - Sabal palmetto
The state tree of Florida is the cabbage palmetto (Sabal palmetto). Page 10.

Georgia State Tree - Live Oak - Quercus virginiana
The state tree of Georgia is the live oak (Quercus virginiana). Page 11.

Guam State Tree - Ifil - Intsia bijuga
The state tree of Guam is the ifil (Intsia bijuga). Page 12.

Hawaii State Tree - Kukui - Aleurites moluccana
The state tree of Hawaii is the kukui (Aleurites moluccana). Page 13.

Idaho State Tree - Western White Pine - Pinus monticola
The state tree of Idaho is the Western white pine (Pinus monticola). Page 14.

Indiana State Tree - Tulip Poplar - Liriodendron tulipifera
The state tree of Indiana is the tulip poplar. Page 16.

Iowa State Tree - Oak Trees - Genus Quercus
The state tree of Iowa is the oak tree (genus Quercus). Page 17.

Louisiana State Tree - Baldcypress - Taxodium distichum
The state tree of Louisiana is the baldcypress (Taxodium distichum). Page 20.

Kansas State Tree - Eastern Cottonwood - Populus deltoides
The state tree of Kansas is the Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides). Page 18.

Kentucky State Tree - Tulip Poplar - Liriodendron tulipifera
The state tree of Kentucky is the tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera). Page 19.

Maine State Tree - Eastern White Pine - Pinus strobus
The state tree of Maine is the Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus). Page 21.

Maryland State Tree - White Oak - Quercus alba
The state tree of Maryland is the white oak (Quercus alba). Page 22.

Massachusetts State Tree - American Elm - Ulmus americana
The state tree of Massachusetts is the American elm (Ulmus americana). Page 23.

Michigan State Tree - Eastern White Pine - Pinus strobus
The state tree of Michigan is the Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus). Page 24.

Minnesota State Tree - Norway Pine - Pinus resinosa
The state tree of Minnesota is the Norway pine (Pinus resinosa). Page 25.

Picture Gallery of All State Trees
A photo gallery with each of the state trees of the United States.

Mississippi State Tree - Magnolia - Genus Magnolia
The state tree of Mississippi is the magnolia. Page 26.

Montana State Tree - Ponderosa Pine - Pinus ponderosa
The state tree of Montana is the Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa). Page 28.

Picture Gallery of All State Trees
A photo gallery with each of the state trees of the United States.

Picture Gallery of All State Trees
A photo gallery with each of the state trees of the United States.

Serviceberry Trees and Shrubs - Amelanchier Genus
The serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.) are deciduous trees and shrubs that bear lovely white flowers, purple fruit and have leaves that change in fall.

Oregon State Tree - Douglas Fir - Pseudotsuga menziesii
The state tree of Oregon is the Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Page 40.

Picture Gallery of All State Trees
A photo gallery with each of the state trees of the United States.

Picture Gallery of All State Trees
A photo gallery with each of the state trees of the United States.

Missouri State Tree - Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida
The state tree of Missouri is the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida). Page 27.

Nebraska State Tree - Eastern Cottonwood - Populus deltoides
The state tree of Nebraska is the Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides). Page 29.

Nevada State Trees - Singleleaf Pinyon Pine and Bristlecone Pine
The state trees of Nevada are the singleleaf pinyon pine (Pinus monophylla) and the bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva. Page 30.

New Hampshire State Tree - Paper Birch - Betula papyrifera
The state tree of New Hampshire is the paper birch (Betula papyrifera). Page 31.

New Jersey State Tree - Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra
The state tree of New Jersey is the Northern red oak (Quercus rubra). Page 32.

New Mexico State Tree - Pinyon Pine - Pinus edulis
The state tree of New Mexico is the pinyon pine (Pinus edulis). Page 33.

New York State Tree - Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum
The state tree of New York is the sugar maple (Acer saccharum). Page 34.

North Carolina State Tree - Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris
The state tree of North Carolina is the longleaf pine (Pinus palustris). Page 35.

North Dakota State Tree - American Elm - Ulmus americana
The state tree of North Dakota is the American elm (Ulmus americana). Page 36.

Northern Marianas State Tree - Flame Tree - Delonix regia
The state tree of Northern Marianas is the flame tree (Delonix regia). Page 37.

Ohio State Tree - Ohio Buckeye - Aesculus glabra
The state tree of Ohio is the Ohio buckeye (Aesculus glabra). Page 38.

Oklahoma State Tree - Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis
The state tree of Oklahoma is the Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis). Page 39.

Pennsylvania State Tree - Eastern Hemlock - Tsuga canadensis
The state tree of Pennsylvania is the Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis). Page 41.

Rhode Island State Tree - Red Maple - Acer rubrum
The state tree of Rhode Island is the red maple (Acer rubrum). Page 43.

Puerto Rico State Tree - Silk-Cotton Tree - Ceiba pentandra
The state tree of Puerto Rico is the silk-cotton tree (Ceiba pentandra). Page 42.

South Carolina State Tree - Cabbage Palmetto - Sabal palmetto
The state tree of South Carolina is the cabbage palmetto (Sabal palmetto). Page 44.

South Dakota State Tree - Black Hills Spruce - Picea glauca var. densata
The state tree of South Dakota is the Black Hills spruce (Picea glauca var. densata). Page 45.

Tennessee State Tree - Tulip Poplar - Liriodendron tulipifera
The state tree of Tennessee is the tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera). Page 46.

Texas State Tree - Pecan Tree - Carya illinoinensis
The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis). Page 47.

Utah State Tree - Blue Spruce - Picea pungens
The state tree of Utah is the blue spruce (Picea pungens). Page 48.

Washington State Tree - Western Hemlock - Tsuga heterophylla
The state tree of Washington is the Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla). Page 51.

West Virginia State Tree - Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum
The state tree of West Virginia is the sugar maple (Acer saccharum). Page 52.

Shrubs For Water Conservation - Drought Tolerant Shrubs - Xeriscaping - Water Conservation With Shrubs
As drought hits areas and forces water conservation to become a reality, many people look for ways to use less water in their gardens. One way is to choose shrubs that are drought tolerant.

Arizona State Flower - Saguaro Cactus Bloom - Carnegia Gigantea
The state flower of Arizona is the saguaro cactus bloom. Page 3.

Alaska State Flower - Forget-Me-Not - Myosotis Alpestris Subsp. Asiatica
The forget-me-not (Myosotis alpestris subsp. asiatica) is the official state flower of Alaska. Page 2.

Camellia - Alabama State Flower - Camellia Japonica
The camellia (Camellia japonica) is the official state flower of Alabama.

Arkansas State Flower - Apple Blossom - Malus Domestica
The state flower of Arkansas is the apple blossom. Page 4.

California State Flower - California Poppy - Eschscholzia Californica
The state flower of California is the California Poppy. Page 5.

Michigan State Flower - Apple Blossom - Pyrus coronaria
The state flower of Michigan is the apple blossom. Page 24.

State Flowers Photo Gallery
A photo gallery with each of the state flowers of the United States.

State Flowers Photo Gallery
A photo gallery with each of the state flowers of the United States.

Vermont State Tree - Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum
The state tree of Vermont is the sugar maple (Acer saccharum). Page 49.

Virginia State Tree - Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida
The state tree of Virginia is the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida). Page 50.

Wisconsin State Tree - Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum
The state tree of Wisconsin is the sugar maple (Acer saccharum). Page 53.

Wyoming State Tree - Plains Cottonwood - Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera
The state tree of Wyoming is the plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera). Page 54.

State Flowers Photo Gallery
A photo gallery with each of the state flowers of the United States.

Colorado State Flower - Rocky Mountain Columbine - Aquilegia Caerulea
The Colorado state flower is the Rocky Mountain columbine. Page 6.

Connecticut State Flower - Mountain Laurel - Kalmia Latifolia
The Connecticut State Flower is mountain laurel. Page 7.

Delaware State Flower - Peach Blossom - Prunus Persica
The state flower of Delaware is the peach blossom. Page 8.

Florida State Flower - Orange Blossom - Citrus sinensis
The orange blossom is the state flower of Florida. Page 10.

Georgia State Flower - Cherokee Rose - Rosa Laevigata
The state flower of Georgia is the Cherokee rose. Page 11.

Hawaii State Flower - Yellow Hibiscus - Hibiscus brackenridgei
Hawaii's State Flower is the Yellow Hibiscus (pua ma‘o hau hele). Page 13.

Idaho State Flower - Syringa Mock Orange - Philadelphus Lewisii
The state flower of Idaho is Syringa mock orange. Page 14.

Illinois State Flower - Purple Violet - Viola sororia
The Illinois state flower is the purple violet. Page 15.

Indiana State Flower - Peony - Paeonia Lactiflora
The state flower of Indiana is the peony. Page 16.

Iowa State Flower - Wild Prairie Rose - Rosa Arkansana
The state flower of Iowa is the wild prairie rose. Page 17.

Kansas State Flower - Sunflower - Helianthus Annuus
The state flower of Kansas is the sunflower. Page 18.

Kentucky State Flower - Goldenrod - Solidago spp.
The state flower of Kentucky is the goldenrod. Page 19.

Louisiana State Flower - Magnolia - Magnolia Grandiflora
The state flower of Louisiana is the magnolia. Page 20.

Maine State Flower - Eastern White Pine Tassel and Cone - Pinus Strobus
The state flower of Maine is the Eastern white pine tassel and cone. Page 21.

Maryland State Flower - Black-Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia Hirta
The state flower of Maryland is the black-eyed Susan. Page 22.

Massachusetts State Flower - Mayflower - Epigaea Repens
The state flower of Massachusetts is the mayflower. Page 23.

State Flowers Photo Gallery
A photo gallery with each of the state flowers of the United States.

Mississippi State Flower - Magnolia - Magnolia Grandiflora
The state flower of Mississippi is the magnolia. Page 26.

Nebraska State Flower - Goldenrod - Solidago Gigantea
The state flower of Nebraska is the goldenrod. Page 29.

North Dakota State Flower - Wild Prairie Rose - Rosa Arkansana
The state flower for North Dakota is the wild prairie rose. Page 36.

Pennsylvania State Flower - Mountain Laurel - Kalmia Latifolia
The Pennsylvania state flower is the Mountain Laurel. Page 41.

Meet the Japanese Plum (Prunus salicina)
Most of the plums found in stores are a variety of Japanese plum. Learn some common varieties and how it differs from the European plum (Prunus domestica).

Meet the Nectarine
In my humble opinion, nectarines are one of the best genetic mutations that ever occurred. Learn the origins of this delicious fruit.

Meet the Paperbark Cherry (Prunus serrula)
One of the highlights of the paperbark cherry is its fascinating copper bark. Learn about the unusual component it contains.

Meet the Peach - Prunus persica
The peach (Prunus persica) is a favorite fruit for many people. Learn about this sweet beauty.

Prunus Crosses: Apriplum, Aprium, Nectaplum, Nectarcot, Peacotum, Plumcot, Pluot
Many of the Prunus species are able to interbreed, creating many new fruits that taste wonderful. Some of these are the pluots, apriplums, apriums, nectaplums, nectarcots, plumcots and peacotums.

Meet the Purple Leaf Sand Cherry (Prunus x cistena)
The purple leaf sand cherry is the result from crossing the Atropurpurea purple leaf plum and the sandcherry.

Meet the Purple Leaf Plum (Prunus cerasifera)
The purple leaf plum is one of the most popular trees to feature purple leaves and fruit.

Meet the Sour Cherry (Prunus cerasus)
Sour cherries are popular for use in baked goods. They usually aren't eaten fresh since they can be quite sour unless sweeteners are added.

Meet the Sweet Cherry - Prunus avium
The sweet cherry is the species that is usually eaten fresh. Favorite varieties include 'Bing' and 'Rainier'.

Meet the Weeping Higan Cherry (Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula')
The weeping Higan cherry blooms profusely each spring, putting on a beautiful display.

Meet the Wild Cherry (Prunus serotina)
Wild cherry is a popular flavoring in foods and drinks, as well as being used in cabinetry.

Meet the Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
Chokecherries are a large shrub or small tree in the Prunus genus. The fruits can be used in jams, jellies and syrups.

Meet the European Plum - Prunus domestica
European plums are best suited for drying to produce prunes. They are smaller and sweeter than the Japanese plum.

District of Columbia State Flower - American Beauty Rose - Rosa 'American Beauty'
District of Columbia State Flower - American Beauty Rose - Rosa 'American Beauty'. Page 9.

State Flowers Photo Gallery
A photo gallery with each of the state flowers of the United States.

Minnesota State Flower - Pink and White Ladyslipper - Cypripedium Reginae
The state flower of Minnesota is the pink and white ladyslipper. Page 25.

Missouri State Flower - Hawthorn - Craetagus
The state flower for Missouri is the hawthorn. Page 27.

Montana State Flower - Bitterroot - Lewisia rediviva
The state flower of Montana is the bitterroot. Page 28.

Nevada State Flower - Big Sagebrush - Artemisia Tridentata
The state flower of Nevada is the big sagebrush. Page 30.

New Hampshire State Flower - Purple Lilac - Syringa Vulgaris
The state flower of New Hampshire is the purple lilac. Page 31.

New Mexico State Flower - Yucca - Yucca Glauca
The state flower of New Mexico is the yucca. Page 33.

New Jersey State Flower - Blue Violet - Viola Sororia
The state flower for New Jersey is the blue violet. Page 32.

New York State Flower - Rose - Genus Rosa
The state flower of New York is the rose. Page 34.

Ohio State Flower - Scarlet Carnation - Dianthus caryophyllus
The state flower of Ohio is the scarlet carnation. Page 38.

Oklahoma State Flower - Mistletoe - Phoradendron Serotinum
The state flower of Oklahoma is the mistletoe. Page 39.

Oregon State Flower - Oregon Grape - Berberis Aquifolium
The state flower of Oregon is the Oregon grape. Page 40.

Rhode Island State Flower - Violet - Viola Palmata
The state flower of Rhode Island is the violet. Page 43.

South Carolina State Flower - Yellow Jessamine - Gelsemium Sempervirens
The state flower of South Carolina is the yellow jessamine. Page 44.

South Dakota State Flower - Pasque Flower - Anemone patens var. multifida
The state flower of South Dakota is the pasque flower. Page 45.

Tennessee State Flower - Purple Iris - Iris spp.
The state flower of Tennessee is the purple iris. Page 46.

Texas State Flower - Texas Bluebonnet - Genus Lupinus
The state flower of texas is the Texas bluebonnet. Page 47.

Utah State Flower - Sego Lily - Genus Calochortus
The state flower of Utah is the sego lily. Page 49.

Vermont State Flower - Red Clover - Trifolium Pratense
The state flower of Vermont is the red clover. Page 50.

Virginia State Flower - Flowering Dogwood - Cornus Florida
The state flower of Virginia is the flowering dogwood. Page 51.

Washington State Flower - Coast Rhododendron - Rhododendron Macrophyllum
The state flower of Washington is the coast rhododendron. Page 52.

West Virginia State Flower - Rhododendron - Rhododendron Maximum
The state flower of West Virginia is the rhododendron. Page 53.

Wisconsin State Flower - Violet - Viola sororia
The state flower of Wisconsin is the violet. Page 54.

Wyoming State Flower - Indian Paintbrush - Castilleja Linariifolia
The state flower of Wyoming is the beautiful Indian paintbrush. Page 55.

Eastern Redcedar - Christmas Trees - Photo of Eastern Redcedar
Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) are usually found at

Christmas Tree Gallery - Canaan, Noble Firs and More
From Noble firs to Scotch pines, there are many choices available in real Christmas trees. Each species offers a different shape, needle longevity, and branch strength. Make sure you are getting the right tree for your situation with this photo gallery of common Christmas trees.

Christmas Tree Gallery - Canaan, Noble Firs and More
From Noble firs to Scotch pines, there are many choices available in real Christmas trees. Each species offers a different shape, needle longevity, and branch strength. Make sure you are getting the right tree for your situation with this photo gallery of common Christmas trees.

Guam State Flower - Puti Tai Nobiu - Bougainvillea Spectabilis
The state flower of Guam is the Puti Tai Nobiu. Page 12.

North Carolina State Flower - Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida
The state flower of Northern Carolina is the flowering dogwood. Page 35.

Northern Marianas State Flower - Plumeria - Plumeria Rubra Forma Acutifolia
The state flower of Northern Marianas is the plumeria. Page 37.

Puerto Rico State Flower- Puerto Rico Hibiscus - Thespesia grandiflora
The state flower of Puerto Rico is the Puerto Rico hibiscus. Page 42.

US Virgin Islands State Flower - Yellow Trumpetbush - Tecoma stans
The state flower of the US Virgin Islands is the yellow trumpetbush. Page 48.

Meet the Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
The cherry laurel is a large shrub or small tree that has a resemblance to the bay laurel (Laurus nobilis)

Meet the Chinese Plum (Prunus mume)
The Chinese plum is the species that is used in Japanese cooking to make umeboshi (pickled plums).

Meet the Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata)
Every year, the National Cherry Blossoms celebrates (among other cherry species) the Japanese flowering cherry.

Meet the Almond - Prunus dulcis
One member of the Prunus genus is the almond (Prunus dulcis).

Meet the Apricot - Prunus armeniaca
Apricots are small, orange fruits that are very sweet and delicious. They are suitable for growing in dry climates.

Explore Some of the Prunus Trees and Shrubs
Familiar fruits like apricots, peaches, nectarines, and cherries all belong to the Prunus genus. Learn about 19 different Prunus trees and shrubs that feature beautiful flowers that burst into glory in the spring. Many, as shown above, also have edible fruits.

Meet the Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
The blackthorn is also called the sloe. It is used in making various spirits and in cooking.

Weeping Lindens - Tilia - Weeping Trees
Two species of linden trees have weeping varieties.

Weeping Mulberry - Morus alba 'Pendula' - Weeping Trees
The weeping form of the white mulberry is Morus alba 'Pendula'.

Weeping Pagoda - Sophora japonica 'Pendula' - Weeping Trees
One type of weeping tree is the weeping pagoda.

See 19 Species of Weeping Trees
See pictures and basic growing facts for 19 weeping trees.These lovely cultivars work well as specimen trees for your garden.

Weeping Eastern White Pine (Pinus Strobus Pendula)
You will need to add a stake if you want it to have more of a tree form instead of a multi-trunked shrub. Page 10 of 20 about weeping trees.

Weeping Fig - Ficus benjamina - Weeping Trees
Many homes keep a weeping fig as a houseplant.

Weeping Golden Ash - Fraxinus excelsior 'Aurea Pendula' - Weeping Trees
An ash tree with yellow branches is the weeping golden ash.

Weeping Flowering Apricot - Prunus mume 'Pendula' - Weeping Trees
For a beautiful floral display, choose the weeping flowering apricot.

Weeping Japanese Larch - Larix kaempferi 'Pendula' - Weeping Trees
One weeping deciduous conifer is the weeping Japanese larch.

Weeping Japanese Maple - Acer palmatum - Weeping Trees
There are weeping varieties of the Japanese maple available.

Weeping Katsura Trees - Cercidiphyllum spp. - Weeping Trees
Both species of katsura trees have weeping varieties.

Camperdown Elm - Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii' - Weeping Trees
One weeping variety of elm is the Camperdown elm.

Golden Curls Willow Tree (Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa')
One of the prettiest willow trees is the golden curls willow. Page 3 of 20 about weeping trees.

Inversa Norway Spruce - Picea abies 'Inversa' - Weeping Trees
A weeping form of the Norway spruce is Picea abies 'Inversa'.

Weeping Alaskan Cedar (Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula')
The weeping Alaskan cedar is an evergreen conifer. Page 5 of 20 about weeping trees.

Weeping Birch Trees (Betula Pendula)
The weeping birch is commonly planted. Page 6 of 20 on weeping trees.

Tree: Weeping Cherries (Prunus Spp)
One of the prettiest weeping tree types is the weeping cherry. The dazzling blossom show is heightened by the cascading branches. Page 7 of 20 about weeping trees.

Weeping Copper Beech (Fagus Sylvatica) Varieties
The weeping copper beech features purple leaves. It tends to form more of a shrub. Page 8 of 20 about weeping trees.

Weeping Crabapple (Malus spp.)
This tree will put on a beautiful show every spring. Page 9 of 20 about weeping trees.

Weeping Willow - Salix babylonica - Weeping Trees
One of the most common weeping trees is the weeping willow.

Five Kinds of Beech Trees
If you are a fan of beechnuts, why not try growing your own? Plant one of these five kinds of beech trees and you will get to harvest these delights.

40 Pine Trees From Around the World
Pine trees are evergreen conifers that are in the Pinus genus. Learn about 40 different species.

40 Pine Trees From Around the World
Pine trees are evergreen conifers that are in the Pinus genus. Learn about 40 different species.

40 Pine Trees From Around the World
Pine trees are evergreen conifers that are in the Pinus genus. Learn about 40 different species.

40 Pine Trees From Around the World
Pine trees are evergreen conifers that are in the Pinus genus. Learn about 40 different species.

Hardy Banana Trees for Your Garden
Hardy bananas allow you to add banana trees to your temperate garden.

Trees and Shrubs With Purple Leaves
Purple leaves on trees and shrubs are a great way to add a distinctive color to the garden.

Red Fir
Red Fir (Abies magnifica) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Silver Fir
Silver Fir (Abies alba) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Korean Fir
Korean Fir (Abies koreana) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Nordmann Fir
Nordmann Fir (Abies nordmanniana) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Southern Magnolia
Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Star Magnolia
Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Sweetbay Magnolia
Sweetbay Magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Umbrella Magnolia
Umbrella Magnolia (Magnolia tripetala) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

More Trees and Shrubs to Consider
Take a look at these other possibilities for trees and shrubs.

Ashe's Magnolia
Ashe's Magnolia (Magnolia ashei) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Cucumber Tree
Cucumber Tree (Magnolia acuminata) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Lily Magnolia
Lily Magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Loebner Magnolia
12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Saucer Magnolia
Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia soulangeana) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Noble Fir
Noble Fir (Abies procera) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Anise Magnolia
Anise Magnolia (Magnolia salicifolia) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Bigleaf Magnolia
Bigleaf Magnolia (Magnolia macrophylla) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

Kobus Magnolia
Kobus Magnolia (Magnolia kobus) - 12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs

12 Species of Magnolia Trees and Shrubs
See pictures and facts about 12 different species of magnolia trees and shrubs, which are classified in the Magnolia genus

Balsam Fir
Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Himalayan Fir
Himalayan Fir (Abies spectabilis) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

White Fir
White Fir (Abies concolor) - Meet 12 Species of Fir Trees

Strawberry Tree
Strawberry Tree - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Tulip Tree
Tulip Tree - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Japanese Barberry - Berberis thunbergii
This drought tolerant shrub offers a variety of leaf colors.

Japanese Beautyberry - Callicarpa japonica
The Japanese beautyberry offers beautiful fruit and drought resistance.

Leatherleaf Viburnum - Viburnum rhytidophyllum
This viburnum species will tolerate drought.

Littleleaf Mockorange - Philadelphus microphyllus
Enjoy the white flowers that this drought tolerant shrub produces.

Mountain Lover - Pachistima myrsinites
Mountain lover can handle less water in its environment.

Mountain Spray - Holodiscus dumosus
This flowering shrub will tolerate less water.

Ninebark - Physocarpus opulifolius
Ninebark is a sturdy shrub that tolerates drought.

Purple Smoke Bush - Cotinus coggygria
This shrub can take boughts of drought.

Silver Buffaloberry - Shepherdia argentea
In addition to producing edible fruit, this shrub is drought tolerant.

Boxwoods - Buxus spp.
Boxwoods are a staple for topiary sculptures and drought tolerant to boot.

Witch Hazel - Hamamelis virginiana
Enjoy late flowering on this drought resistant shrub.

Butterfly Bush - Buddleja davidii
Brinf butterflies with this pretty shrub that can withstand drought.

Cliffrose - Purshia stansburyana
Cliffrose does well in drought situations.

Curl Leaf Mountain Mahogany - Cercocarpus ledifolius
The curl leaf mountain mahogany will grow in drought conditions.

Dwarf Alberta Spruce - Picea glauca 'Conica'
This conifer grows in drought conditions

Fragrant Sumac - Rhus aromatica
Fragrant sumac can take some drought.

Indian Hawthorn - Rhaphiolepis indica
This flowering shrub grows despite droughts.

Amur Maple - Acer ginnala
The Amur maple will tolerate drought in your garden.

Mimosa Tree - Albizia julibrissin
The mimosa tree is drought tolerant.

Pecan Tree - Carya illinoinensis
The pecan tree can still grow in drought.

Persian Ironwood - Parrotia persica
This member of the witch hazel family handles drought.

Purple Leaf Plum - Prunus cerasifera
One drought tolerant tree is the purple leaf plum.

Red Buckeye - Aesculus pavia
Red buckeye grows despite drought and attracts hummingbirds.

Scotch Pine - Pinus sylvestris
The Scotch pine can be part of a drought tolerant garden.

Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora
This Southern beauty holds up in drought.

Thornless Honeylocust - Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis
One common drought tolerant tree is the thornless honeylocust

Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar - Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
This weeping tree is drought tolerant.

Weeping Bottlebrush - Callistemon viminalis
This weeping tree is from Australia and can handle drought.

Austrian Pine - Pinus nigra
The Austrian pine can be drought tolerant.

Yaupon Holly - Ilex vomitoria
The Yaupon holly withstands drought.

Dawn Redwood - Metasequoia glyptostroboides
The dawn redwood is a deciduous conifer that can handle drought.

Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis
In addition to a gorgeous spring floral display, the eastern redbud offers drought tolerance.

Ginkgo biloba
For a drought tolerant tree with beautiful foliage, plant ginkgo biloba

Goldenrain Tree - Koelreuteria paniculata
If the roots are established, the goldenrain tree can withstand some drought.

Jacaranda mimosifolia
Jacaranda is a drought tolerant tropical tree.

Japanese Zelkova - Zelkova serrata
Japanese zelkova can grow even if there is drought.

Kentucky Coffeetree - Gymnocladus dioicus
The Kentucky coffeetree will grow in conditions with less water than usual.

These Trees Bring Happy Hummingbirds to Your Garden
If you like hummingbirds, try planting one of these 10 different kinds of trees in your landscape.

Silk Tree
Silk Tree - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Red Buckeye
Red Buckeye - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Northern Catalpa
Northern Catalpa - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Horse Chestnut
Horse Chestnut - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

English Hawthorn
English Hawthorn - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Eucalyptus Trees
Eucalyptus Trees - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Crabapples
Crabapples - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Eastern Redbud
Eastern Redbud - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

If You Like Hummingbirds, You May Also Want to Attract Butterflies
Attracting Butterflies - 10 Trees That Attract Hummingbirds

Beauty Bush - Kolkwitzia amabilis
One beautiful drought tolerant shrub is the beauty bush.

Shrubby Cinquefoil - Potentilla fruticosa
Cheery flowers dot this drought tolerant shrub.

Currants and Gooseberries - Ribes spp.
These fruit shrubs can be planted in a drought tolerant yard.

Scentless Mock Orange (Philadelphus inodorus), a North Carolina Shrub
The flowers on the scentless mock orange are beautiful but indeed generally free from fragrance.

Black Raspberry (Rubus occidentalis), a North Carolina Shrub
Try growing the black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) in your garden if you live in North Carolina.

Coral Bean (Erythrina herbacea), a North Carolina Shrub
The coral bean is a shrub that is native to North Carolina and bears eyecatching flowers that are scarlet.

Creeping Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), a North Carolina Shrub
If you want a four season interest shrub for your North Carolina garden, try the creeping wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens).

Deerberry (Vaccinium stamineum), a North Carolina Shrub
If you are looking for native shrubs with edible fruit, the deerberry (Vaccinium stamineum) is one option.

Drooping Leucothoe (Leucothoe fontanesiana), a North Carolina Shrub
The drooping leucothoe will make a beautiful addition to your garden with its pendulous bunches of pretty white flowers.

Dwarf Palmetto (Sabal minor), a North Carolina Shrub
If you are looking for a small palm that is able to tolerate cooler temperatures, try a dwarf palmetto.

Flame Azalea (Rhododendron calendulaceum), a North Carolina Shrub
If you love the look of orange blossoms, be sure to plant a flame azalea in your garden.

Hearts-a-bustin' (Euonymus americanus), a North Carolina Shrub
Hearts-a-bustin is a North Carolina shrub that features distinctive red fruit.

Honeycup Shrub (Zenobia pulverulenta), a North Carolina Shrub
One place where you can find the honeycub shrub (Zenobia pulverulenta) is in North Carolina.

Large Fothergilla (Fothergilla major), a North Carolina Shrub
For a native shrub that produces white blossoms early in spring, consider growing a large fothergilla.

Mayflower (Epigaea repens), a North Carolina Shrub
Mayflower is a groundcover that works well in areas with acidic soil.

Mountain Andromeda (Pieris floribunda), a North Carolina Shrub
Mountain andromeda is an evergreen shrub that produces white flowers.

Mountain-Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), a North Carolina Shrub
The mountain laurel is covered in an abundance of pretty pink or white blossoms.

Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), a North Carolina Shrub
The oakleaf hydrangea bears clusters of white flowers and the leaves are shaped like oak leaves.

Seaside Oxeye (Borrichia frutescens), a North Carolina Shrub
If your area tends to be higher in salt content, try planting a seaside oxeye.

Shrubby St. John's Wort (Hypericum prolificum), a North Carolina Shrub
Happy yellow flowers adorn the branches of the shrubby St. John's wort

Swamp Titi (Cyrilla racemiflora), a North Carolina Shrub
If you have an area with acidic soil that tends to be moist, the swamp titi may work for you.

Sweetfern (Comptonia peregrina), a North Carolina Shrub
The sweetfern has leaves that are similar to those of ferns, though they are not related.