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Desert Jewels Nursery

Trees & Vines

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Incense cedar

Calocedrus decurrens 

Region

W

Flower Color

Flower Time

Fruit

Evergreen

Yes

Xeric

Yes

Size

Up to 150 feet

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Region

Flower Color

Flower Time

Fruit

Evergreen

Xeric

Size

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Western white clematis

Clematis ligusticifolia

This rampant vine can cover a chain link fence, and provide privacy in just a couple of years. Clusters of dainty white flowers are followed by showy puffs of fringed seeds.

Region

L, R, W, M

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

Summer

Fruit

yes

Evergreen

no

Xeric

very

Size

Up to 20' long.

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Water Birch

Betula occidentalis

A beautiful, slightly weeping, round topped tree for a moist site or bioswale.

Region

L

Flower Color

inconspicuous

Flower Time

spring

Fruit

catkin

Evergreen

no

Xeric

no

Size

20' tall

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Rocky Mountain Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum

Hardy, slow growing tree with an open, upright growth form. The berries are an important food for birds and small animals.

Region

L, R, W

Flower Color

inconspicuous

Flower Time

spring

Fruit

yes

Evergreen

yes

Xeric

very

Size

15 - 20 ft. tall & 10 - 15 ft. wide