boojum tree

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Synonyms for boojum tree

candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers

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A Baja garden features the starkly tapered boojum tree and other flora native to the arid peninsula; a 1/3-acre cienega (fresh-water pond) should play host to migrating cranes, egrets, and great blue herons in December; and a new primitive garden includes flora from the Paleozoic era: cycads, ferns, and ginkgos.
Photo: Tall, skinny boojum tree pokes skyward in new Baja garden
The signs' boat and marina icons--which reportedly cost over $100,000--seem grossly out of place as I pass endless stretches of bone-dry desert and alien-looking boojum trees.