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Narrowleaf Cottenwood

Narrowleaf Cottenwood Populus angustifolia This is a vertical growing native tree that loves water and grows very fast.  This tree can sucker profusely.  Do not plant in elevations over 9,400.  This tree can reach 75′ tall and 40′ wide.

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Western Catalpa

Western Catalpa Catalpa speciosa This tree is by far one of the most dramatic shade trees in the West with heart shaped leaves and sweet clusters of bell shaped flowers.  The flower is white in June.   It is one of … Continue reading

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Autumn Purple Ash

Autumn Purple Ash Fraxinus americana This tree is the most common ash tree.  It has thick green foliage in the summer and turns purple in the fall.  This tree holds its fall color until well after the first frost.  Do … Continue reading

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