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Drought-tolerant Deciduous Trees

 
 
 
 
FLOWER
BOTANIC NAME
COMMON NAME
DIA
HGT
COLOR
TIME
Deciduous Shade Trees:
 
 
 
 
 
celtis occidentalis
common hackberry
3 5'
40'
none
na
juglans nigra
black walnut
40'
60'
none
na
phellodendron aniurense
amur corktree
25'
25'
none
na
quercus macrocarpa
bur oak
40'
50'
none
na
salix alba vitellina
Russian golden willow
40'
40'
none
na
 
Deciduous Ornamental Trees:
 
 
 
 
 
acer ginnala
amur maple
15'
20'
none
na
acer grandidentatum
wasatch maple
15'
20'
none
na
aesculus glabra
Ohio buckeye
15'
20'
yellow
April
cladrastis lutea
American yellowwood
15'
15'
white
April
corylus columa
Turkish filbert
10'
30'
white
na
crataegus crusgalli
cockspur hawthorn
17'
16'
white
June
prunus maackii
amur chokecherry
18'
20'
white
?
prunus padus
mayday tree/European Bird cherry
15'
25'
white
March
pyrus ussuriensis
ussurian pear
15'
20'
white
April