Location: Niles Blvd. @ Sulivan Underpass
Native to: Asia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous
Comments: Deciduous broadleaf native to central and south Asia. Yellow green leaves 2" long with sharp apex, white to pink flowers in late Winter or early Spring. Trees are very drought tolerant and are common in the local hills. Father Junipero Serra brought seeds to plant at the Missions, but later nurserymen were the founders of the California Almond Industry.
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