desert willow

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Noun1.desert willow - evergreen shrubby tree resembling a willow of dry regions of southwestern North America having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods
Chilopsis, genus Chilopsis - one species: desert willow
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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For example, desert willow (Chilopsis spp.) is not a true willow (Salix spp.)--the two trees are unrelated and possess different medicinal uses.
Desert adaptive trees like the Mesquite, Palo Verde and Desert Willow provide color and shade at ASCAYA.
In 2006, we had a Spanish immersion program at Desert Willow Elementary, which started in first grade.
1,500-2,000 m), upstream from the major river valleys, riparian woodlands are dominated by a mix of species including desert willow (Chilopsis linearis), Arizona walnut (Juglans major), velvet ash (Fraxinus velutina), Wright's sycamore (Platanus wrightii), Fremont cottonwood (Populus fremontii), and Goodding's willow (Salix gooddingii; Minckley and Brown, 1982; McLaughlin et al., 2001).
Replace ones you lost with these winter-hardy varieties: Arizona mesquite (Prosopis velutina), Chinese pistache (Pistacia chinensis), desert willow (Chilopsis linearis), and southern live oak (Quercus virginiana).
Called a chitalpa, the tree is a cross between the southern catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides)--a large tree from the southeastern U.S.--and the desert willow (Chilopsis linearis)--a smaller, related species native to the Southwest.
Sarah Richardson found a different bonus for robbed plants when she studied the three bee species that buzz around the desert willow. An inhabitant of arid land, the Chilopsis linearis dangles narrow leaves like a willow's, yet it bursts out in stubby trumpet blooms like its relative, the catalpa.
"Children do not have to earn the right to be in a classroom at Desert Willow, they just have to show up." This is the philosophy in the Vale School District and at Desert Willow, the elementary school my son attends in Tuscon, Arizona.
wislizenii) and desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) are present in the bottom of the canyon, which is bordered by rocky cliffs.
Gardeners in the arid Southwest, for example, might try native trees such as paloverde and desert willow, or a shrub like ocotillo (flowers of which are a boon to bats and hummingbirds).