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.
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Dominant shrubs in arroyos are restricted to perimeters of channels due to scouring effects of periodic floods (Killingbeck and Whitford, 2001), and included little-leaf sumac (Rhus microphylla), desert willow
(Chilopsis linearis), Apache plume (Fallugia paradoxaa), and cutleaf brickellia (Brickellia laciniata).
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.
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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).
Observations in native, non-spinescent vegetation include the following: an active nest, 3.0 meters above ground, in a 5.0 meter tall desert willow
(Chilopsis linearis) in Portal, Cochise County, Arizona, on 16 April 1991; a nest, 2.7 meters above ground, in a 3.2 meter tall Mormon tea (Ephedra trifurca) in the Florida Mountains, south of Deming, Luna County, New Mexico, on 10 March 1993; three nests (one of which contained a female incubating two eggs), 2.1-3.6 meters above ground, in the inflorescence of 2.6-4.1 meter tall soaptree yuccas (Yucca elata) on the San Andres National Wildlife Refuge, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, on 28 July 1993.
is another good choice for many areas.
Flowering barrel cactus, cottonwood, desert willow
, hedgehog agave, maguey, mesquite, and sycamore all grow here.
Acacia, Chinaberry, citrus, coral tree, desert willow
, eucalyptus, silk tree, tulip tree.
The chitalpa is a cross between Catalpa bignonioides from the Southeast and Chilopsis linearis (desert willow
) from the Southwest.