Location: 43195 Mission Blvd.
District: Mission San Jose
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous
Comments: Deciduous broadleaf flowering tree native to Southeastern United States. Leaves are ovate and serrated, and prone to mildew. The species gets its name from the bark on year-old and older branches. The bark forms lateral wings one half inch in width and runs the length of the branch.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Hugh Danaher