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Landscape Trees By Scientific Name T-Z

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Scientific Name Common Name Comments 
Taxodium distichum
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Baldcypress
 
  • Size: medium sized, deciduous conifer tree (50' tall by 40' wide)
  • Flowers/fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: nice red-brown fall color
  • Culture: very adaptable from wet to dry
  • Disease/insect: none serious
  • Use: deciduous shade tree, deer camps, urban tree
  • Native to wet areas in Arkansas
  • Cultivar: 'Shawnee Brave'
Tilia cordata
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Littleleaf Linden
 
  • Size: medium sized tree (50' tall by 40' wide)
  • Flowers: flowers in May/June, fragrant
  • Fruits: fruit (nutlet) hangs from unique tongue-shaped bract
  • Fall color: none. Distinctive heart-shaped leaves
  • Culture: fairly adaptable
  • Disease/insect: none serious
  • Use: lawn tree
Tsuga canadensis
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Canadian Hemlock
  
  • Size: medium sized conifer tree (50' tall by 40' wide)
  • Culture: best in shade, rich moist soils; best in Northwest Arkansas
  • Disease/insect: woolly adelgid, scale
  • Use: needle evergreen for the shade in Northwest Arkansas. Will tolerate shearing. Very fine textured
Ulmus alata
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Winged Elm
 
  • Size: medium sized native tree (45' tall by 45' wide)
  • Flowers/fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: very adaptable
  • Disease/insect: none serious
  • Use: rarely planted in maintained landscapes
  • Stems have distinctive corky 'wings'
  • Native tree
Ulmus parvifolia
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Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm
 
  • Size: medium sized tree (50' tall by 45' wide)
  • Flowers/fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: typically not great in Arkansas. Leaves small and glossy
  • Bark: known for exfoliating bark
  • Culture: very adaptable
  • Use: lawn tree, good urban tree
  • Cultivars: Allee®, Athena®, 'Drake'
Zelkova serrata
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Zelkova
 
  • Size: small/medium sized tree (30' tall by 25' wide)
  • Flowers/fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: can be deep maroon but rarely see in Arkansas
  • Culture: very adaptable
  • Disease/insect: none
  • Use: street tree, lawn tree
  • Looks very much like an elm
  • Cultivars: 'Green Vase', 'Village Green'