Guaiacum coulteri. Plant Database Search. Guayacan. This gnarly, evergreen, slow-growing shrub or small tree is native to the gravelly plains of western Mexico. Scientific: Guaiacum coulteri. Common: guayacan, pockwood, Sonora guaiacum, tree of life, wood of life. Family: Zygophyllaceae Origin: A dry forest hardwood. Guaiacum coulteri. Guayacan. Foliage: Semi-Evergreen. Mature Height: 6′ – 25′. Mature Width: 6′ – 25′. Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate. Hardiness: 28 degrees F.

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A taxon is Extinct In The Wild EW when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population or populations well outside the past range. Stuck it in the front, facing the East and it seems to be doing well.

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Species categorized as Near Threatened NT. Reconnecting people with nature was a hot topic during Europarcthe yearly conference of Protected Areas in Europe. It can eventually reach 25′ tall. It is simply one of the most stunning treasures of the Sonoran Desert.

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On Aug 13,sonotaps from Phoenix, AZ wrote: Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. At this time, I have at least half a dozen germinated, or in the process. Species categorized as Extinct EX. While I would consider this species highly experimental this far north thus far, it is none the less something every serious plant geek should try.


Reward your locally-owned nursery by giving them your business instead. Hoping it proves hardy enough to someday show up in local gardens far removed from it’s home in the Tropical Dry Forests of N.

A taxon is Endangered EN when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. Flowering ranges from sparse to profuse, apparently most floriferous when bloom is preceded by drought.

Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: I have heard that rainfall within it’s native range varies between “, mostly falling during the warmer months.

The picture I uploaded is from an existing tree in our 2 acre site. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.

Rodents of Unusual Size. That is not to say that they aren’t suitable for xeriscape in the least.

Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

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Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. I have used cow manure as fertilizer and the most commercial brand as well. I’ve had no problem with cold in Phoenix at all with this one. Our new goal isspecies by It can begin flowering on bare branches as the leaves begin to come in when summer rainfall begins.

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The little leaves come directly off the small branches and even the trunk with the most brilliant bright green coloring. It gets water every other day in the summer, then every three days the rest of the year. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: I collected only 7 seeds from it last winter.

Most neighbours “harvest” my tree before I know it. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

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People tell me that it is 20 years old and it is barely 5′ tall but very vigorous.