Myoporum – Myoporum parvifolium

Myoporum is a long-used evergreen groundcover that is being rediscovered as a fantastic landscape plant for the xeric southwest. Its spreading, succulent stems are densely packed with small, light green leaves, and they quickly take root anywhere they touch the ground if moisture is available, forming a thick mat wherever they spread. Once established, Myoporum…

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Native Mesquite – Prosopis velutina

Although this tough native isn’t Arizona’s state tree, it definitely deserves honorable mention as one of the most prominent and useful trees of the Desert Southwest! Many years before this land was called Arizona, indigenous people and local wildlife used the Native Mesquite for shelter, food, medicine, dye and lumber. This hardy tree is deciduous…

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