Guaiacum coulteri. Plant Database Search. Guayacan. This gnarly, evergreen, slow-growing shrub or small tree is native to the gravelly plains of western Mexico. Scientific: Guaiacum coulteri. Common: guayacan, pockwood, Sonora guaiacum, tree of life, wood of life. Family: Zygophyllaceae Origin: A dry forest hardwood. Guaiacum coulteri. Guayacan. Foliage: Semi-Evergreen. Mature Height: 6′ – 25′. Mature Width: 6′ – 25′. Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate. Hardiness: 28 degrees F.

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Phoenix, Arizona 3 reports. This species is featured in: AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifegkaiacum filmWildscreen Festival. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.

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Species categorized as Least Concern LC. It grows much faster with plentiful water in summer. While I would consider this species highly experimental this far north thus far, it is none the less something every serious plant geek should try.

A taxon is Critically Endangered CR when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Critically Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The cow manure gave me good results. We planted 5 Guayacan trees in our property 4 years ago. If you live in or near Maricopa County, youneed to know about this nursery. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Please enter your e-mail address and password below.

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Once the winter rains start up, i’ll keep it drier, and provide overhead protection to keep excess rainfall off. We need to more than double the number of wild species plants, animals and fungi assessed Our new goal isspecies by I have seen at guaixcum 1 large 18 feet or taller tree along the Free Highway 15 r It gets water every other day in the summer, then every three days the rest of the year.


Species categorized as Critically Endangered CR. Post a comment about this plant.

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I collected only 7 seeds from it last winter. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Overexploitation for timber in conjunction with habitat loss and a slow rate of regeneration guaaicum left G. That is not to say that they aren’t suitable for xeriscape in the least. Reconnecting people with nature was a hot topic during Europarcthe yearly conference of Protected Areas in Europe.

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A taxon is Extinct In The Wild EW when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population or populations well outside the past range. Regardless, it isn’t a fast grower. Hoping it proves hardy enough to someday show up in local gardens far removed from it’s home in the Tropical Dry Forests of N. Information on Guaiacum coulteri is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. This is only achievable with support from people like you.

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Species categorized as Endangered EN. It is simply one of the most stunning treasures of the Sonoran Desert. We need to more than double the number of wild species plants, animals and fungi assessed. Most neighbours “harvest” my tree before I know it. Commoner lignum vitae Guaiacum officinale.

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Our new goal isspecies by At this time, I have at least half a dozen germinated, or in the process. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Eastern Gorilla Critically Endangered, A4bcd ver 3. Because seed of Guaiacum species are considered recalcitrant colteri viable only for a short period of time after harvesting I sowed what seed id collected for trial immediately after I returned home. Thus far, my own specimen has done well here in San Jose, CA.

Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the cuolteri below. Just happy to have it, although I know it will take years to reach a height that will be noticeable.

A taxon is Vulnerable VU when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

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