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THE TEXAS ALMANAC. 85
streams. Fuel, manufacture machinery. Also as
Hickory, Pignut. Hicoria cordiformis Britton
East Texas moist soils. Manufacture vehicles and
machinery. Nuts bitter.
Hickory, Shellbark (Scaly Bark or Red). Hicoria
ovata Britton. East Texas moist soils. Manufacture
vehicles and machinery. Edible nuts an article of
Hickory, Water (or Bitter Pecan). Hicoria aqu-
atica Britton. Swampy ground as far west as
Hickory. White. Hicoria alba Britton East
Texas to Brazeos Valley. Manufacture vehicles and
machinery. Edible nuts.
Holly, American. Ilex opaca. East Texas Good
cabinet wood. Ornamental and decorative.
Holly, Deciduous. Ilex decidua Walter. Both
bottom lands and hillsides of East and Central
Holly, Yaupon. Ilex vomitoria Alton. East and
Central Texas Ornamental.
Huajillo, Havardia brevifolia Small. Southwest
Texas Excellent honey bloom.
Huckleberry. Batodendron arboreum Nuttall
Pine woods section of East Texas
Huisache, Vachellia Farnesia Wright. South and
Indian Bean. (See Catalpa )
Ironwood (or American Hop Hornbeam), Otlya
Virginlana Wild. In dry soil in thick woods Wood
very hard. Fuel, fence posts, tool handle's and
mallets. Trees small: sometimes as ornamental.
Judas Tree. (See Red Bud.)
Juniper. Juniperus communes L. Rarely, in hills
of Northwest Texas.
Juniper, Drooping. Sabinia flaccida Schlecht.
Juniper, One-Seeded, Sabina monosperma Sar-
gent. In Trans-Pecos mountains Fence posts and
Juniper, Pinchot's. Sabinia Pinchoti Sudw Only
in Briscoe, Randall and Armstrong Counties Fence
Knackaway. Ehretia elliptica de Condolle. West
and Southwest Texas Shade.
Leatherwood. Cyrilla racemiflora (L.) Titi.
Lime, Wild. ragara Fagara (L.) Small. Mata-
gorda Bay to Rio Grande
Locust, Honey, Gladitsla triancanthos L. Central
and East Texas.
Locust. New Mexico, Robinia Neo Mexicana
Gray. From Pecos River west
Locust, Texas Honey, Gladitsia Texana Sargent.
Near Brazoria. Rare,
Locust, Water Honey. Gladitsia aquatics Marsh
East Texas. Ornamental,
Magnolia, Laurel, Bull Bay. Magnolia foetida
(L.) Sargent. West to Brazos River. Prized orna-
Magnolia, Sweet Bay, White or Swamp Bay,
Magnolia Virginiana L. West to Trinity Orna-
Madrona, Texas. Arbutus Texana Buckley. West
Maple, Drummond's. Acer Drummondi Arnot.
Maple, Florida Sugar. Acer Floridanum Fox
Maple, Mountain Sugar. Acer grandidentatum
Nuttall. Trans-Pecos mountains.
Maple, Red. Acer rubrum L. Low ground, East
Texas. Furniture, flooring.
Maple, Silver or Soft. Acer saccarinum L. Texas
bottoms. Cultivated extensively as shade.
Maple, Sugar or Hard. Acer saccharum Marshall.
East and Central Texas. Lumber. For sugar pro-
duction in North.
Mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa Torrey. North,
Central and Southwest Texas. Beans furnish stock
feed. When large enough wood makes beautiful
furniture, taking fine polish.
Mulberry, Red. Morus rubra L. West to Colorado
River. Much used as shade tree. Widely distrib-
uted in native state.
Mulberry, Texas. Morns microphylla Buckley.
Myrtle, Wax (or Bayberry), Morella cerifera
Linnaeus. Wood used for fuel, wax sometimes for
Oak, Black. Quercus Emoryi Torrey. Davis and
Chisos Mountains. Acorns edible.
Oak, Black. Quercus veluntina Lamark. East
Texas and near mouth of Pecos. Uses similar to
Oak, Blackjack, Quercus Marylandlca Muen-
Oak, Blue. Quercus Oblongifolia Torrey. Chisos
Oak, Brays. Quercus Brayi Small. Occurs in
canyons in Southwest Texas.
Oak, Burr. Quercus macrocarpa Micheaux. East
Texas to Nueces River Uses similar to white oak.
Little virign tinimber left.
Oak, Chinquapin. Quercus princides Willdenow.
Oak, Cow (or Basket), Quercus Micheauxi Nut-
tall. East Texas. Uses similar to white oak.
Oak, Durand's. Quercus Durandi Buckley. Dry
soil of East Texas valleys. Similar uses to white
Oak, Lacey's. Quercus Laceyl Small. Limestone
hills of South Central Texas. Puel
Oak, Live. Quercus Virginiana Miller. From
coastal Texas north across black land and grand
prairies. Excellent timber but growth scattered.
Good shade tree, but slow growth.
Oak, Overcup. Quercus Lyrata Walter. Wet, al-
luvial soils of East Texas to Trinity River. (Cross
Oak, Post, Quercus stellata Wangenheim. East
and Central Texas. Fence posts, cross ties, fuel.
Chief timber in two of the larger timber belts of
Oak, Red. Quercus rubra L. In moist rich soil.
Rap.d growth Building material, finishing, car
and wagon stock. Planted as ornament.
Oak, Schneck's. Quercus Schneckil Britton. Sim-
ilar in uses to red oak
Oak, Shin; Quercus undulata Torrey. Dry ridges
and hlulls in farther West Texas and Southwest
Oak, Spanish. Quercus Cigitata Sudw. East
Texas, including Trinity and Brazos bottoms. Simi-
lar uses to red oak.
Oak, Water. Quercus nigra L. As far west as
Colorado River. Fuel.
Oak, Willow. Quercus Phellos L. In wet, sandy
soil in East Texas to Sabine River. Uses similar
to red oak.
Oak. Texan (Spanish, Red or Spotted), Quercus
Texana Buckley Chiefly In dry, rocky soils
of West and Southwest Texas. Fuel.
Oak, Texas White. Quercus breviloba Sargent.
In limestone soils chiefly in West Texas. Fuel.
Oak, Upland Willow. Quercus Clnerea Micheaux.
Southeast Texas on sandy uplands near coast. Fuel.
Oak, White. Quercus Alba L. East Texas to
Brazos River. Furniture, general construction,
finishlng, cooperage, wagon and carriage stock, ag-
ricultural implements, cross ties, fence posts, bas-
kets, fuel. Ranks next to pines in economic value
Oak, White Leaf. Quercus hypolevea Engelmann.
On mountains of West Texas.
Oak. Yellow (or Tan Bark), Quercus Muhlen-
bergli Engelmann. In limestone soils. Similar
uses to white oak.
Old Man's Beard. (See Fringe Tree.)
Osage Orange, (See Bois d'Arc.)
Palmetto, Cabbage. Sabal palmetto R. & S.
South Texas Ornamental.
Palmetto, Mexican, Sabal Mexicana Mart. Along
Rio Grande. especially near its mouth. Ornamental.
Paradise Flower. (See Devil's Claw.)
Pawpaw. Asimina triloba Dunal. West to Sa-
bine River. Edible fruit. Ornamental.
Peach, Wild, Laurocerasus caroliniana Roemer.
East Texas. Ornamental.
Pecan, Bitter. Hicoria Texans Britton. Occurs
only in Texas, with maximum size along Brazos.
Chiefly in southeastern part of State. Nuts bitter.
Pecan. Hicoria Pecan. Along streams west from
pine belt throughout North Central. Central. Mid-
west and Southwest Texas, centering in the water-
shed of the Colorado River. Nut crop of great
value. Desirable shade tree, but of slow growth.
It is the "State" tree of Texas.
Persimmon, Dispyras Virginiana L. East Texas.
Good for manufacture of gavels and mallets, etc.
Persimmon, Mexican. Brayodendron Texans
Small. Southwest Texas river valleys. Where of
sufficient quantity good for tool handles and simi-
Pine, Bull (Yellow or Rocky Mountain Yellow).
Pinus Poncerosa Dougl. Guadalupe. Davis and
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