desert willow

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evergreen shrubby tree resembling a willow of dry regions of southwestern North America having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods

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The three major drainages we studied were Lyle, Post, and O'Donnell canyons, each of which supported mixed riparian woodlands consisting principally of desert willow, Arizona walnut, velvet ash, Wright's sycamore, and Fremont cottonwood along with smaller numbers of Goodding's willow.
Antelope, Daisy Gibson and Lake Los Angeles elementary schools in the Keppel Union School District; Mariposa School in the Lancaster School District; and Desert Willow Intermediate in the Palmdale School District will be getting more than $1.
Listen to the rustle of desert willow, watch the bluish black phainopepla birds flit between Western sycamores, and look for the spectacular wildflowers--California desert bluebells, forget-me-nots, and heliotrope--just starting to bloom this month.
mesquite tree and the desert willow that are adjacent to the tomato bed.
Other species of trees conspicuous in the densely wooded riparian zone include netleaf hackberry (Celtis reticulata), little walnut (Juglans microcarpa), desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) and rose-fruited juniper (Juniperus coahuilensis).
He'll oversee the planting of a mix of tree species to restore the original riparian (streamside) habitat: mesquites, which produce beans that are highly valued as wildlife forage; Arizona black walnut, favored by ground and rock squirrels; and desert willow, whose large, showy, purple blossoms attract hummingbirds.
NYSE: HOT), has launched sales at The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert.
neomexicana listed in Appendix) is characterized by loamy, gravelly alluvium with intermingling of several microhabitats consisting of various combinations of trees (saltcedar Tamarix aphylla, Fremont cottonwood Populus fremontii), shrubs (creosotebush Larrea tridentata, honey mesquite Prosopis glandulosa, whitethorn acacia Acacia constricta, desert willow Chilopsis linearis, ocotillo Fouquieria splendens, four-wing saltbush Atriplex canescens, sage Salvia), Russian thistle (Salsola kali), Spanish dagger (Yucca torreyi), cacti (purple prickly pear Opuntia violacea, tasajillo Opuntia kleiniae, cholla Opuntia imbricata), and grasses (fluffgrass Erioneuron pulchellum, chino gramma Bouteloua breviseta, tobosa Hilaria mutica).
Kyle Kochanski, now a 14-year-old student at Desert Willow Middle School who's also enrolled in the program, said he's learned to think through the consequences of his actions and control his temper.
0 meter tall desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) in Portal, Cochise County, Arizona, on 16 April 1991; a nest, 2.
Desert willow is another good choice for many areas.
Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Springs, California: SVO recently acquired 30 acres in the established Desert Willow development of Palm Desert, where it will build a new Westin-branded vacation ownership resort.
In the Palmdale School District, most of the damage from water line breaks occurred at Palmdale Learning Plaza, Los Amigos, Golden Poppy, Desert Willow, Barrel Springs and Buena Vista schools, said Al Tsai, administrator for maintenance and operations.
Flowering barrel cactus, cottonwood, desert willow, hedgehog agave, maguey, mesquite, and sycamore all grow here.
7 acres in the established Desert Willow development from Intrawest Corporation (NYSE:IDR).