Friday, March 6, 2009

Looking for Images of Trees

We are looking for some good images of some alternative trees for some of the non-native invasive options that are out there. If you have some that you would like to share, please let us see them. You can forward them to us using the upload form at Here are the tree species we are looking for:

  • Acer buergerianum (Trident Maple)
  • Acer japonicum (Full Moon Maple)
  • Acer truncatum (Shantung Maple)
  • Chionanthus retusus (Chinese Fringetree)
  • Lagerstroemia indica x L. fauriei (Hybrid Crapemyrtle)
  • Parrotia persica (Persian Ironwood)
  • Prunus x 'Okame' (Okame Cherry)
  • Prunus salicina (Ruby Sweet Plum)
  • Stewartia monadelpha (Tall Stewartia)
  • Stewartia pseudocamellia (Japanese Stewartia)
  • Styrax japonicus (Japanese Snowbell)
  • Acer leucoderme (Chalkbark Maple)
  • Crataegus viridis (Winter King Hawthorn)
  • Halesia diptera (Two-winged Silverbell)
  • Halesia tetraptera (Mountain Silverbell)
  • Magnolia macrophylla (Big Leaf Magnolia)

Wanted: shrub images

We are seeking images of shrubs that can be used (or suggested) to replace invasive species. You can forward them to us using the upload form at Please let us know if you have photos of any of the following species:

  • Buxus microphylla (Japanese Boxwood cultivars)
  • Callicarpa dichotoma (Purple Beautyberry)
  • Cephalotaxus harringtonia (Creeping Plum Yew cultivars)
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera (Japanese Falsecypress)
  • Illicium henryi (Henry Anise Tree)
  • Lagerstroemia indica (Crapemyrtle; dwarf and semi-dwarf forms)
  • Loropetalum chinensis (Loropetalum white and red cultivars)
  • Osmanthus x fortunei (Fortune's Osmanthus)
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus (Holly Osmanthus)
  • Prunus laurocerasus (English Laurel cultivars)
  • Raphiolepis indica (Indian Hawthorne cultivars)
  • Ternstroemia gymnanthera (Cleyera)
  • Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki (Awabuki Viburnum)
  • Viburnum utile (Service Viburnum)
  • Viburnum macrocephalum (Chinese Snowball Viburnum)
  • Viburnum setigerum (Tea Viburnum)
  • Eubotrys racemosa (Sweetbells Leucothoe)
  • Hypericum densiflorum (Bushy St. Johns-wort)
  • Hypericum frondosum (Golden St. Johns-wort)
  • Illicium parviflorum (Small Anise-tree)
  • Pinckneya bracteata (Feverbark)