Forestiera neomexicana


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Noun1.Forestiera neomexicana - spiny branching deciduous shrub of southwestern United States having clusters of insignificant yellow-white flowers appearing before leaves followed by attractive black berrylike fruitsForestiera neomexicana - spiny branching deciduous shrub of southwestern United States having clusters of insignificant yellow-white flowers appearing before leaves followed by attractive black berrylike fruits
forestiera - any plant of the genus Forestiera
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The modified classification system also represents the general species of plants present (e.g., native, mixed, or exotic), consisting of species such as willow, cottonwood, saltcedar, Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia), New Mexico olive (Forestiera neomexicana), and seep willow (Baccharis salicifolia).
fremontii), hopseed bush (Dodonaea viscosa), Texas mountain laurel (Sophora secundiflora), or New Mexican privet (Forestiera neomexicana).
The understory included seepwillow (Baccharis glutinosa Pers.), New Mexico olive (Forestiera neomexicana Gray), low densities of other shrubs, and a patchy herbaceous layer.