(Cercis canadensis)

A small tree with a flat topped or rounded crown, often multi-stemmed with zigzagged, horizontal branching. The leaves are heart shaped, alternately arranged and deciduous.

(Ilex opaca)

A hardy evergreen tree with a pyramidal shape with leaves that are thick, leathery, and alternately arranged with one to several prominent spines.

(Ilex vomitoria)

Yaupon is a small, sometimes multi- trunked tree or shrub with alternate, evergreen leaves.

(Carpinus caroliniana)

American Hornbeam is also known as Ironwood, Blue Beech, and Musclewood. It is a small tree
with a smooth, light colored, "muscled” bark and alternate, deciduous leaves.


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